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Thomas A. Turner, 71

Thomas A. Turner, 71, of Columbia, died Thursday, December 5, 2019 at his home.

He was born September 9, 1948 in Adair County to the late Edgar and Mabel Kemp Turner.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Avon Cundiff.

Thomas was a member of Columbia Seventh-Day Adventist Church, a United States Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam Era, and was the former owner of Sta-Clean Carpet Care and an income tax preparer.

Survivors include his wife  Sharon Cowan Turner of Columbia, two brothers Jim (Linda) Tuner and Mickey Turner both of Columbia, two sisters Aretha (Bobby) Corbin of Columbia and Margarette Sneed of Chicago, nieces Cindy Turner, Lori McCalister and Jamie Patterson, great nieces Reagan McCalister and Kayli Patterson.

Funeral services were held Monday, December 9, 2019 at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Mark Bradshaw officiating.

Burial followed in the  Smith-Hutchison Cemetery with full Military Honors presented by VFW Post 6097.

Casket Bearers were  Patrick Loy, Autry Loy, Rodney Karnes, Davis Turner, Kenny Patterson, Marshall Smith.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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