Jennings Howard ‘J.T.’ Turner

Jennings Turner

Age 92, Shenandoah, Va.

Jennings Howard “J.T.” Turner, 92, of Shenandoah, Va., passed away at home on Thursday October 21, 2021. Mr. Turner was born on December 1, 1928, in Page County and was the son of the late Willie and Ollie Virginia Turner.

J.T. was a lifelong member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church in the Fleeburg area of Page County. He retired from C.W. Wright Construction after many years of service.

Surviving is his wife of 71, years, Betty Lou Good Turner. Also surviving are three sons, William J. “Billy” Turner and wife, Joanne, Eddie Turner and wife, Lisa, and Donnie Turner, all of Shenandoah, daughter; Cinda Ringle of Shenandoah; two brothers, Robert Turner and Harold Turner; two half-sisters, Shelby McDaniel and Mildred Turner; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Baugher, Jessica Monger, Wendi Strickler, Tyler Turner, Whitney Turner, Shannon Turner, and Paul Mason Shifflett; 14 great-grandchildren; several great great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son, Jackie L. Turner; sister, Margaret Comer; half-brother, Roy Turner and daughter-in-law, Martha Turner.

A private funeral service will be conducted at Oak Grove United Methodist Church with Pastor Ellen Hensley Martin officiating. Interment will follow at George Comer Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Oak Grove United Methodist Church, c/o Joanne Turner (Treasurer), 113 Old Boyer Lane, Shenandoah, VA 22849.

Arrangements are being handled by the Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg, Va.

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