Alvin Turner

January 1, 1937 - April 27, 2013
Alvin Turner

Alvin Turner, 76, of East Flat Rock, died Saturday, April 27, at his home following a lengthy illness. A native of Polk County, he was the son of the late John and Lois Waters Turner. A resident of Henderson County since 1960, he had owned and operated a lawn and tree service for many years. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 7 sisters and 3 brothers.

Mr. Turner is survived by his wife of 53 years, Roma Jean Turner; three daughters, Apryl Turner, Jackie Turner, Debbie Passmore and her husband George, all of Hendersonville; five grandchildren, Josh, Jeremy, Casey, Jamie and Kohen; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Wanda Sue Irvin of Atlanta, GA and Genelle Barkley of Hendersonville and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, April 30, in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7:00 until 9:00 pm Monday, April 29, at the funeral home. At other times they will be at the residence.

Memorial contributions may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Rd. Flat Rock, NC 28731.


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  • April 29, 2013
    peter & Betty Richards says:
    My Cond.To The Family.

  • April 29, 2013
    Tracy Barkley says:
    Rest in Peace my dear kind great uncle Alvin. Enjoy life with God in a far better place. My prayers go out to the immediate family. May God grant you with the courage and strength that is needed in this life at this time. GOD BLESS YOU ALL ! We Love YOU ALL !! Tracy, Seanna & Shylah Barkley

  • April 29, 2013
    S. Elaine says:
    To the Turner family, Extending deep and heartfelt sympathy to you over the loss of Alvin. May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and gave everlasting comfort and good hope by means of undeserved kindness, comfort YOUR hearts. 2 Thessalonians 2:16, 17. May the resurrection hope and your cherished memories bring you peace. John 5:21, 28, 29; Matthew 5:5. My deepest condolences.

  • April 29, 2013
    Mary DeGranda Smith says:
    To April and the Turner family, I would like to send my sincere condolences to each and every one of you during your time of sorrow. Praying for your family. May God be with you and may you receive strength from each other as your family is drawn closer during this time of grief. God Bless

  • April 30, 2013
    All Kids Pediatrics says:
    The doctors and staff at All Kids Pediatrics send their thoughts and prayers for Apryl and her family.