Edna Turnbow (7-26-18) service 7-30-18


Edna Turnbow, 86, of Savannah, died on Thursday, July 26.

She was born in Kendrick, Mississippi, the daughter of the late Leonard Ray and Vary Elizabeth Cummings Howard. She was united in marriage to Joe Neal Turnbow, who preceded her in death.

In her lifetime, Mrs. Turnbow worked at Brown Shoe Company and Angelica Manufacturing. She attended Center Hill Baptist Church. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her daughters, Edna Sue Spencer of Stantonville, Tennessee, Joyce Faye Clausel of Adamsville and Sandra Kay Thompson of Savannah; son, Jerry Dan Terry of Savannah; brother, Leslie Howard of Rougemont, North Carolina; 21 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sons, JC Terry, Bobby Joe Terry, David Mike “Red” Terry, Thomas Earl “Boe” Terry; sister, Sylvia Ruth Williams McCain; brothers, Wallace Howard, Elgin Barto Howard, and Robert L. Howard; and two great-grandchildren.

Services were held on Monday, July 30, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Chad Balentine officiating. Burial followed in Pyburn Cemetery at Savannah.