Norman Ray Turner, 62, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., passed away Monday, May 31, 2010 at his home after a three year courageous battle
Born in Vincennes, he was the son of Winfield Scott and Lena
He graduated from IndianaStateUniversity with his B.S. and masters degrees and also attended IndianaUniversity while he worked on his doctorate. He was a veteran of the United States
Army and served one tour in Vietnam. He attended Our Saviour
Lutheran Church in Princeton. He was a marketing teacher and DECA advisor for 32
years at PrincetonCommunityHigh School and was the president of the teachers association.
Upon his retirement he moved to Rockvale, Tenn. to be close to his family. He loved sailing,
woodworking, tennis, and hiking.
Survivors include his wife, Sue Turner; son,
Bradford (Shannon Mayfield) Turner of Cookeville, Tenn.; daughter, Natalee (Daryl) Turpin of Burns, Tenn.; brothers, Gene
Turner, James Turner, Merle Turner, Paul Turner, Robert Turner; sisters, Evelyn
Ruble, Norma Kirk, Mary Buffington; grandchildren, Tyler, Allison, Jared and
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be Saturday, June 19 at Our Saviour
Lutheran Church in Princeton. A memorial service will follow for family and close