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David Turman

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David Turman, 77, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at St. Dominic Hospital. Visitation will be held at First Baptist Church Clinton on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM with funeral services to follow. Interment will be at Lakewood Memorial Park.

Mr. Turman was born on September 1, 1940 in Houston, MS. He worked for many years with materials management in the automotive industry before retiring as Director of Materials Management at River Oaks Hospital. David was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was also an excellent cook and gardener. David was very proud to have worked alongside his father-in-law in constructing most of the original wooden structures along the paths of the Clinton Community Nature Center. He was a loyal Clinton Arrow supporter who was actively involved in athletics and school activities. More than anything else, David treasured his family and loved the time he spent with them.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Elizabeth Clements Turman; parents, Alma and Letha Turman; and brothers, Maxey, Raymond and James Robert Turman.

Mr. Turman is survived by his wife, Debbie McDonald Turman; children, Nancy Skelton (Tommy), Gail Jackson (Glen), Grady Turman, Sr. (Missa), and their mother, Barbara Brent; grandchildren, Beth Junkins (Josh), Mary Kathryn Murphy (Michael), Melissa Johnson (Justin), Layne Fumo (Eduardo), Peyton Jackson, Will Jackson, Grady Turman, Jr. (Abbey) and Darby Turman; and 7 great grandchildren. He also appreciated the friendship and care of Vina Burkett.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Clinton Community Nature Center at www.clintonnaturecenter.org or 617 Dunton Rd, Clinton, MS 39056

Please visit lakewoodfuneralhomes.com for online guestbook.

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Charlotte Bledsoe

January 2, 2018

Debbie, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Randy and I are grateful we had the opportunity to get to know David.

December 31, 2017

Debbie & Grady sr. so sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our prayers.

John & Peggy McMichael

December 31, 2017

Debbie, remembering you and your family in our thoughts and prayers...
Paul and Alecia Adcock

December 30, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with David's Family. I worked with David when he was in Starkville. I remember he had an older model pick up that he was very proud of and kept immaculate.

December 29, 2017

My sympathy is extended to Debbie, Nancy, Gail, and Grady at this difficult time in your life. Jewel Eady

Suzanne Sawyer

December 29, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with the Turman family.

Ellen Guillory

December 29, 2017

Debbie, I was so very sorry to hear of David's passing. I know he had been quite ill in recent years but inspired those who knew him with his perseverance and attitude. My thoughts are with you and the rest of your family during this difficult time. You will all be in my prayers as I pray for comfort for all of you and the peace that surpasses all understanding. Much love to all of you.

Brenda Turman

December 29, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with Debbie, Nancy, Tommy, Gail, Glen, Grady and Missa and all the grandchildren and great grandchildren. We will miss him greatly. Always know that he is at peace now and with God.
We will see him soon. I loved him very much.
Love you all.

Robin Copeland

December 29, 2017

I'm so sorry for your loss, praying for comfort and peace -

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David Turman, 77, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at St. Dominic Hospital. Visitation will be held at First Baptist Church Clinton on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM with funeral services to follow. Interment will be at Lakewood Memorial Park.

Mr. Turman was born on September 1, 1940 in Houston, MS. He worked for many years with materials management in the automotive industry before retiring as Director of Materials Management at River Oaks Hospital. David was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was also an excellent cook and gardener. David was very proud to have worked alongside his father-in-law in constructing most of the original wooden structures along the paths of the Clinton Community Nature Center. He was a loyal Clinton Arrow supporter who was actively involved in athletics and school activities. More than anything else, David treasured his family and loved the time he spent with them.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Elizabeth Clements Turman; parents, Alma and Letha Turman; and brothers, Maxey, Raymond and James Robert Turman.

Mr. Turman is survived by his wife, Debbie McDonald Turman; children, Nancy Skelton (Tommy), Gail Jackson (Glen), Grady Turman, Sr. (Missa), and their mother, Barbara Brent; grandchildren, Beth Junkins (Josh), Mary Kathryn Murphy (Michael), Melissa Johnson (Justin), Layne Fumo (Eduardo), Peyton Jackson, Will Jackson, Grady Turman, Jr. (Abbey) and Darby Turman; and 7 great grandchildren. He also appreciated the friendship and care of Vina Burkett.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Clinton Community Nature Center at www.clintonnaturecenter.org or 617 Dunton Rd, Clinton, MS 39056

Please visit lakewoodfuneralhomes.com for online guestbook.

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