Bessie Elizabeth Wright Turner

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Age 87, Stanley, Va.

Bessie Elizabeth Turner, 87, of Stanley, passed away on Monday, Jan. 31, 2022.

She was born on Nov. 27, 1934, in Page County and was a daughter of the late William Wright and Molly Price Wright.

On March 6, 1952, Bessie married Paul Amos Turner, who died on March 11, 2010.

She is survived by three daughters, Shirley Burner and husband James of Stanley, JoAnn Gray of Stanley, and Patricia Royston and husband Barry of Mechanicsville, Md.; a son, Kenneth Turner and wife Teresa of Stanley; four grandchildren, Tracey Gray of LaPlata, Md., Christopher Gray of Stanley, Erica Loy of Wilmington, N.C., and Jessica Dovel of Stanley; eight great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Wayne Gray; three sisters, Mary Campbell, Gearlene Hare and Lucy Funkhouser; and six brothers, Aldine, Razz, Johnny, Rob, Alvin and Roy Wright; and a grandson, Bryan Royston.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 3, at the Bradley Funeral Home by the Rev. Richard Rechichar. Burial will be in the Newport Cemetery in Shenandoah.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 2, at the funeral home.

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