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Ernest Howard Turnbow

Ernest Howard Turnbow

Ernest Howard Turnbow was born June 5, 1936, in Hohenwald, TN.  He passed away after an extended illness Saturday, December 8, 2018, in Lawrenceburg, TN at home with his family by his side.

He was retired foreman/plant manager from International Paper and a member of Salem Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Clabe Homer Turnbow and Bertha Mae Ammons; his sisters: Evelyn Gray and Willadean Kelly; brothers: Homer Turnbow, E. F. Turnbow, and Melvin James “Jiggs”; and one son: David Howard Turnbow.

He is survived by his best friend and love of his life: Rubel Thompson Turnbow; his children: Anita Gaile (Kenny) Baldwin, Paul Timothy (Cindy) Turnbow, and Laurie Ann (Jeff) Jacobsen; seven grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; numerous nieces and nephews; and many loving friends.

Funeral services for Ernest Howard Turnbow were conducted at Salem Church of Christ at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 10, 2018, with Larry Murdock and Keith Barnett officiating.  Burial followed at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Lawrence County, TN.  Family suggests memorials be made to Salem Church of Christ, hospice, or the animal or wildlife organization of your choice. Neal Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.

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