The Obituary for Mr. Stephen Wade Turner


Mr. Stephen Wade Turner

August 19, 1950 – February 19, 2019


Funeral Service for Mr. Stephen Wade Turner, 68, of Dadeville, Alabama, will be Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Chapel of Langley Funeral Home. Rev. David Johnson and Dr. Tim Thompson will officiate. Burial will follow in the Tallapoosa County Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at Langley Funeral Home.
Mr. Turner passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at East Alabama Medical Center. He was born on August 19, 1950 in Dadeville, Alabama to Grady Frank Turner and Dorothy Louise Ponder Turner. He was an active member of Eagle Creek Baptist Church. He was retired after many years of service at Uniroyal. Mr. Turner was an avid hunter and fisherman. After retirement he enjoyed being at the baseball field and playing in the yard with the great grandchildren. He also enjoyed NASCAR, watching the Atlanta Braves and cheering for the Alabama Crimson Tide. He enjoyed being with his family and friends and making everyone smile and laugh. He will be dearly missing by many.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sharon Turner of Dadeville; son, Wade Turner (Stephanie) of Gulf Shores; daughter, Casey Turner of Dadeville; grandchildren, Matthew Turner (Channing), Mark Turner (fiancĂ©’ Katie Royster), and Madison Corbin (Cole Davis); great-grandchildren, Cooper Wade Turner and Macie Huff Turner; sister, Phyllis Pitchford (Graham) of Dadeville; brother, Johnny Turner (Jeanie) of Dadeville; and several special nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family will accept flowers or memorial contributions may be made to the Eagle Creek Cemetery Fund 7734 Horseshoe Bend Road Dadeville, AL 36853 or to the Union Methodist Cemetery Fund 2484 Overlook Drive, Dadeville, AL 36853.
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Langley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.