Wayne Popham Turner, Jr.

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Wayne Popham Turner, Jr., age 63, of Cartersville, Georgia lost his battle with cancer on March 20, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

Wayne is survived by his son Wayne Popham Turner III, (Trey), his wife Sara, and daughter Lauren. Surviving grandchildren Keelie, Fane, Charli, and Wayne Popham Turner IV (Tiv).  Also his father, Wayne P. Turner, Sr., aunt, Virginia Fulton, sister, Carolyn Smith (Michael), significant other, Kim Elliott and many beloved cousins, nieces and nephews.   He is preceded in death by his mother, Bette Davis Turner.

Wayne was born on July 17, 1955 in Cartersville Georgia to parents Wayne and Bette Turner. He graduated from Cartersville High School in 1973, went to the University of Georgia then graduated from the University of West Georgia with a degree in Business Management. 

Wayne was a great family man and a loving father. He was a caring, loving son, and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.  He was also an active member of his community as Past President of the Cartersville Exchange Club and was an avid Georgia Bulldog Fan.

He will be fondly remembered by all those who lives he touched.   He never met a stranger and had a smile for everyone. 

A Celebration of Life will be held at noon on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Heritage Baptist Church, 1070 Douthit Ferry Road, Cartersville.  Visitation will also be at Heritage Baptist from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon. Pastor Michael Tutterow will officiate. All are welcome to attend and celebrate. 

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to Heritage Baptist Church.  Condolences can be left for the family at www.GeorgiaFuneralCare.com  

4 Comments To "Wayne Popham Turner, Jr."

Garnigan On Jul 18 2019 at 10am
So sorry to hear this . I worked at the pharmacy and always asked about you when you weren’t picking up medicine anymore . Remember helping you use your iPhone and our app. And showing your knives in sporting goods . Always a sweet customer . You’ll be missed ❤️ Reply to this comment
Renee Harrington On May 15 2019 at 9pm
So sad to hear about Wayne. You will truly be missed. Peace to Wayne's family Reply to this comment
Beth Mathison On Mar 24 2019 at 2pm
Wayne, you are so missed. Your life legacy will be your faith, family and fun. You fought so hard. We will keep your memory alive. Praying and thinking about your family and friends. Reply to this comment
Susan Brown Barrett On Mar 22 2019 at 4pm
With our deepest sympathy. Praying for God's comfort during this difficult time. Reply to this comment
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