OBITUARY

Larry A. Turnage

November 4, 1945June 19, 2019

Funeral services with military honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Colonial Funeral Home in Columbia, MS for Mr. Larry A. Turnage, 73, of Foxworth, MS who passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at his residence near Foxworth. Burial will follow in Turnage Chapel Cemetery. Daryl Warren will officiate at the services. Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until time for services on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Colonial Funeral Home. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Fay Douglas Turnage; a daughter, Kim Slater (James) of Hattiesburg, MS; two sons, Doug Turnage of Foxworth and Eric Turnage (Natalie) of Purvis, MS; granddaughters, Madison, Hayden, and Jordan Slater of Hattiesburg; grandson and granddaughter, Clayton and Audrey Turnage of Brandon, MS; and granddaughter, Trinity Turnage of Purvis; three sisters, Patty Hartford (Bill), Peggy Regan (Joe G), Vicky Blackwell (Richard) all of Foxworth; four brothers, Terry D. Baughman (Barbara) of Pontotoc, MS, Larry Thornhill (Pat) of Placerville, CA, Marvin Thornhill of Central Point, OR, and Ricky Baughman (Linda) of Foxworth. He was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Daisy and Nollie Baughman of Foxworth; his father, James A. Thornhill of Columbia; his brother, Jamie Thornhill of Florida; his grandparents, Alphia and Georgia Turnage of Foxworth and Marshall and Edna Thornhill of Columbia, MS. Larry was born November 4, 1945 in Columbia, MS. He retired from Temple-Inland Box Plant in Bogalusa, LA after 41 years of service. He was a hard worker and believed in making every moment count. One of his favorite quotes was ‘Make what you do today count, because you will exchange one day of your life for it.’ Pallbearers will include: Clayton Turnage, Rick Baughman, Chase Baughman, Ricky Lowery, Larry McKenzie, and Larry White.

  • FAMILY

  • DAISY BAUGHMAN, Mother
  • NOLLIE BAUGHMAN, Step-Father
  • JAMES A. THORNHILL, Father
  • JAMIE THORNHILL, Brother
  • ALPHIA AND GEORGIA TURNAGE, Grandparents
  • MARSHALL AND EDNA THORNHILL, Grandparents
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  • FAY DOUGLAS TURNAGE, Wife
  • KIM (JAMES) SLATER, Daughter
  • DOUG TURNAGE, Son
  • ERIC (NATALIE) TURNAGE, Son
  • MADISON SLATER, Granddaughter
  • HAYDEN SLATER, Granddaughter
  • JORDAN SLAYTER, Granddaughter
  • CLAYTON TURNAGE, Grandson
  • AUDREY TURNAGE, Granddaughter
  • TRINITY TURNAGE, Granddaughter
  • PATTY (BILL) HARTFORD, Sister
  • PEGGY (JOE G) REGAN, Sister
  • VICKY (RICHARD) BLACKWELL, Sister
  • TERRY D. (BARBARA) BAUGHMAN, Brother
  • LARRY (PAT) THORNHILL, Brother
  • MARVIN THORNHILL, Brother
  • RICKY (LINDA) BAUGHMAN, Brother

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, June 22, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 22, 2019

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FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

LARRY WAS BORN NOVEMBER 4, 1945 IN COLUMBIA, MS. HE RETIRED FROM TEMPLE-INLAND BOX PLANT IN BOGALUSA, LA AFTER 41 YEARS OF SERVICE. HE WAS A HARD WORKER AND BELIEVED IN MAKING EVERY MOMENT COUNT. ONE OF HIS FAVORITE QUOTES WAS ‘MAKE WHAT YOU DO TODAY COUNT, BECAUSE YOU WILL EXCHANGE ONE DAY OF YOUR LIFE FOR IT.’
HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS MOTHER AND STEPFATHER, DAISY AND NOLLIE BAUGHMAN OF FOXWORTH; HIS FATHER, JAMES A. THORNHILL OF COLUMBIA; HIS BROTHER, JAMIE THORNHILL OF FLORIDA; HIS GRANDPARENTS, ALPHIA AND GEORGIA TURNAGE OF FOXWORTH AND MARSHALL AND EDNA THORNHILL OF COLUMBIA, MS.
SURVIVORS INCLUDE HIS WIFE OF 51 YEARS, FAY DOUGLAS TURNAGE; A DAUGHTER, KIM SLATER (JAMES) OF HATTIESBURG, MS; TWO SONS, DOUG TURNAGE OF FOXWORTH AND ERIC TURNAGE (NATALIE) OF PURVIS, MS; GRANDDAUGHTERS, MADISON, HAYDEN, AND JORDAN SLATER OF HATTIESBURG; GRANDSON AND GRANDDAUGHTER, CLAYTON AND AUDREY TURNAGE OF BRANDON, MS; AND GRANDDAUGHTER, TRINITY TURNAGE OF PURVIS; THREE SISTERS, PATTY HARTFORD (BILL), PEGGY REGAN (JOE G), VICKY BLACKWELL (RICHARD) ALL OF FOXWORTH; FOUR BROTHERS, TERRY D. BAUGHMAN (BARBARA) OF PONTOTOC, MS, LARRY THORNHILL (PAT) OF PLACERVILLE, CA, MARVIN THORNHILL OF CENTRAL POINT, OR, AND RICKY BAUGHMAN (LINDA) OF FOXWORTH.