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Barbara (Cox) Turner

June 28, 1938 ~ March 22, 2018 (age 79)

Barbara Cox Turner, 79, of Ringgold, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, March 22, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.  She was a retired bookkeeper from Dixie Savings Stores, an active member of Rossville Church of Christ, and most of all, an amazing grandmother and great-grandmother. Her love and compassion for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, was shown in every aspect of her life. Every member of the family would look forward to their birthday, when she would make everyone their favorite meal.

She was preceded in death by her parents:  Duncan and Sarah Cox, and a granddaughter:  Mary Katherine Downs. Siblings:  Frances Philpott, Buddy Cox, Luke Cox, Lois Powe, Edna Ballard, Mary Alexander, and Charles Cox.

She is survived by her loving husband of  61 years:  Horace Turner, and two sons:  Gregory (Glynda) Turner and Eric (Donna) Turner, East Ridge, and a daughter:  Cheryl (Steve) Downs, Ringgold, and two brothers:  Lewis (Joann) Cox, Ft. Oglethorpe, and Larry (Catherine) Cox, Ringgold, and two sisters:  Martha Lamb, Michigan and Ruth Harris, Chattanooga;  5 grandchildren:  Gregory (Laura) Turner, II;  Zachary (Katie) Downs, Joshua Turner,  Charity (Michael) Kincaid, and Renee (Chad) Payne;  8 great-grandchildren:  Bradley Kincaid, Brayden Kincaid, Landon Payne, David Turner, Bailey Kincaid, Rosalie Turner, Turner Downs, and William Downs.  

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Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway with Ministers Jack James and Jerry Weldon officiating.  Interment will be in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, with great-grandchildren as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 2-8 PM Saturday and Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

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