John C. Turner

11 June, 192412 February, 2021

Turner, John C. 96 of Knoxville, TN passed away Friday, February 12, 2021. He was a graduate of Knoxville Central where he received many recognitions for his mathematical accomplishments. John graduated UT with his BS in Electrical Engineering. He was a proud US Army veteran who served in WWII. John was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Fulton Turner; son, John Steven Turner; brother, Jack Earl Turner. He is survived by sons, Jeffrey Turner and Alan Turner; granddaughter, Claire A. Turner; brother, Gerald L. Turner; brother-in-law, Kenneth L. Wells of Lexington, KY; nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Tuesday, February 16th from 5-7pm at Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home on Adair Dr. Funeral Service will take place Wednesday, February 17th at 12:30pm at Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home with entombment to follow at Lynnhurst Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Young-Williams Animal Center 3201 Division St, Knoxville, TN 37919


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, 16 February , 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, 17 February , 2021

  • Committal Service

    Wednesday, 17 February , 2021


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Sherman Tuggle

16 February 2021

My condolences to you Jeff and Allen so sorry you are my deepest thoughts and your prayers

Gordon & Brenda Oglesby

13 February 2021

Jeff & Allen our hearts are broken to hear of your Dad passing. We truly loved John.
He was such a gentleman and our dear friend. Love & prayers for you both. 🇺🇸

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