Turner James Nicely

December 27, 1994November 10, 2018
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Turner James Nicely, age 23, went to be with Jesus Saturday, November 10, 2018. He was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church and an employee of Custom Flooring. He was a 2013 graduate of Carter High School. Turner was preceded in death by his grandfathers, John Nicely and Bob Turner. He is survived by the love of his life, Rachael Coffey and her parents, Tim Coffey and Teresa Henry; his children, Zayne Michael and Kairi Jane Nicely; mother, Lora Nicely; father and step-mother, James and Lisa Nicely; sisters, Emery Nicely and Cessly Turner; step-brothers, Richie Bailey and Nick Nicely; step-sister, Kendra Nicely; grandmothers, Bonnie “Mimi” Turner and Ardeena “Nana” Rairigh; aunts and uncles, Mark and Teresa Turner and Steve and Julie Wolfenbarger; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members. Family will receive friends Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the chapel of McCarty Evergreen Funeral Home, Asheville Highway with the funeral service to follow at 7:00 PM, Rev. Tony Earl officiating. Family and friends will meet at Old Salem Cemetery, Wayland Road on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 1:00 PM for the interment. Condolences may be offered at


  • John Nicely, Grandfather
  • Bob Turner, Grandfather
  • Rachel Coffee, Other
  • Tim Coffey, Other
  • Teresa Henry, Other
  • Zayne Michael Nicely, Son
  • Kairi Jane Nicely, Daughter
  • Lora Nicely, Mother
  • James (Lisa) Nicely, Father
  • Emery Nicely, Sister
  • Cessly Turner, Sister
  • Richie Bailey, Other
  • Nick Nicely, Other
  • Kendra Nicely, Other
  • Bonnie "Mimi" Turner, Grandmother
  • Ardeena "Nana" Rairigh, Grandmother
  • Mark Turner, Uncle
  • Teresa Turner, Aunt
  • Steve Wolfenbarger, Uncle
  • Julie Wolfenbarger, Aunt
  • Survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members.


  • Visitation Wednesday, November 14, 2018
  • Funeral service Wednesday, November 14, 2018
  • Interment Thursday, November 15, 2018

Turner James Nicely

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Ginger and Rick Sanders

November 14, 2018

Lora, we are so sorry for your loss. May the Lord wrap you and your family in His mighty arms and comfort you......

donna thompson

November 14, 2018

Lori, I'm so sorry about your loss. My prayers have been with you, Bonnie, and your daughters.


November 14, 2018

LORA, I want you to know that you have been in my thoughts and prayers since this happened, its a blow that you never want to see any parent have to endure---
you raised some fine looking children and outstanding ones at that, you have been a great mom now Turner is running around heaven and its a brighter place for him I firmly believe that they come back and let you know they are okay and he will be with you forever
im sending hugs and strength to help you for you will get through this ! you are so sweet and compassionate Lora God Bless You


Bill Phillips

November 13, 2018

I am so sorry, The family is in our prayers. He was a fine young man & will be missed.

Bonnie Clark

November 12, 2018

Cessly and family, I'm so sorry about the passing of Turner. I know there are no words that can be said in this moment to help with the pain just remember his love and his spirit will always be with you. I'm here for you all in any way I can be. You're in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Bonnie

margo Hicks

November 12, 2018

I'm so sorry for the loss of Turner. He road my bus and could make you smile when you didn't want to , from 6th grade to 12th he was one of the nicest kid i knew , prayers out to the Family

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Phyllis Kirby

November 12, 2018

I am so sorry to hear that Turner passed away. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Anita (Nanny ) Hill

November 12, 2018

I will always have you in my heart . I will miss you so much. I have so many great memories of you as I helped mom raise you in my day care. You were always so funny and loved all the other children. One memory of you and Hope loving the rocky horse and the swimming pool. There is one in particular incident that your mom and I will never forget. We talked about it today. I love you Turner Go Fly High on the Mountain. I can only imagine what you are seeing in Heaven. Nanny