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Joanne S. Turner

Joanne S. Turner, 82, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died April 27, 2020 at her home.

She was a member of First Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her church family and gardening.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Jennings Sapp and Dixie Martin Sapp; siblings, Frances Walker, Thomas Sapp, James Sapp, Edward Sapp, Betty Jane Griffin, Jeanelle Cunningham, Leftric “Billy” Sapp and Marshall Sapp.

She is survived by her husband, Charles R. Turner of Pikeville; children, Katherine (LeBron) Brown of Walterboro, South Carolina; David (Sheila) Turner of Pikeville, and Timothy (Debbie) Turner of Pikeville; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Due to Tennessee state guidelines concerning COVID 19, there will be a private service. Burial will be in Collier Cemetery.

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Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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