George Norman Turney

May 20, 1961 ~ October 12, 2019 (age 58)


Mr. George Norman Turney, 58, of Pilot Mountain went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at his home. He was born in Stokes County on May 20, 1961, to Mr. George William and Mrs. Ruth Smith Turney.  Mr. Turney was employed as a maintenance worker for NC Granite.

He leaves to cherish his memory, one son, James Turney of Thomasville;  two daughters, Sarah and Angela Turney (both of Mt. Airy); two brothers, Kim and Ken Turney (both of Pilot Mountain); one half-brother, Matthew Turney of Minnesota; one sister, Brenda (Bobby) Craddock of Ararat, NC;  one step-sister; Heather Buckley of Mt. Airy; four grandchildren, Jasmine Turney, Barbara Smith, Taylor Turley, and Avery Turley; one great- grandson, Ethaniel Childress; and one special friend, Teena Marshall.

Mr. Turney was preceded in death by his parents George and Ruth Turney; three brothers, Charles,  Pete, and Randy Turney; one granddaughter, Emma Arrington; and one great- grandson,  Zayden Workman.

His family will receive friends immediately following the Memorial service at Cox-Needham Funeral Home, Pilot Mountain, NC on October 16, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. with Ronnie Payne officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to Mountain Valley Hospice or the American Cancer Society for Research.

Cox-Needham Funeral Home of Pilot Mountain, NC is respectfully serving the Turney family.

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Memorial Service
October 16, 2019

3:00 PM
Cox-Needham Funeral Home
822 West Main Street
Pilot Mountain, NC 27041

October 16, 2019

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cox Needham Funeral Home Chapel
822 West Main Street
Pilot Mountain, North Carolina 27041

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