Ricky J Turner

Born: Fri., Oct. 18, 1957
Died: Mon., Feb. 6, 2012


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"And when my task on earth is done when by the grace the victory is won.  Even death's cold grave, I will not flee since God through Jordan Leadeth me".

Rickey Jerome Turner was born October 18, 1957 in Gadsden, AL to the late Annie Ruth Turner and Preston Hornbuckle.  He departed this life on February 6, 2012 at DCH Hospital in Tuscaloosa, AL.

Rickey confessed Christ and joined Mt. Gilead Baptist Church under the direction of Rev. S. N. Norwood.

He was joined in Holy Matrimony to Amelia Rutledge, September 18, 1984 to this union one son was born.

Rick enjoyed gardening, fishing and hunting.  He was a connoisseur of the wild game he hunted.  He fed his friends and family and was proud to have his cooking sampled.  Rick learned his cooking skills from his father and spent most of his life trying to duplicate them.

He was preceeded in death by his biological  mother, Annie Ruth Turner.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories a loving and devoted wife Amelia Turner.  Father Preston Hornbuckle, mother Dorothy Hornbuckle. Four sons, Corey (Jennifer) Pearson, McCalla, AL, Nicholas Turner, Robert (Sandra)Rutledge, Marion, AL; Shonnie (Patricia) Rutledge, Selma, AL: one daughter, Melisa (John) Morton, Carterville, GA; 10 Grandchildren; Nine sisters, Stephanie (Charles) Burton, Bertangela Turner, Gadsden, AL; Nancy (Tony) Rayfus, Alpharetta, GA; Phyllis (Gerald) McGhee, Newnan, GA; Pamela Steele, Atlanta, GA; Vanessa Hornbuckle, Tucker, GA; Cynthia Diane, Selma, AL; Paulette (Patrick) Essex, Sprott, AL and Elbonie Hornbuckle, Tucker, GA; Four brothers, Jeff Edwards, Selma, AL; Wade (Betty) Turner , Gadsden, AL; Preston (Debra) Hornbuckle, Jr., Selma, AL; Oliver (Stephanie) Hornbuckle, McDonough, GA.  He also leaves to cherish his memories a devoted uncle, Johnny Turner (Janet) who raised  him after the death of his mother.  A devoted friend Ernie Bagley, the crew at Swindal Construction and a host of nieces,  nephews and  friends.

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Annie Louise Harris-Liggins and Family Detroit Michigan
   Posted Fri February 10, 2012
It is in God that you place your life and loved ones.May He grant you peace from day to day and mercy to share with His free gift of grace.May you find strength in our prayers,peace in your memories and love in the deepest part of your heart.

We am deeply sorry we cannot be there . Please accept our deepest sympathy.

2 Corinthians


Jesus said Just as I was there in your grief I will be there in your comfort.

We love you,

Mister and Mrs Will Liggins, JR. and family Detroit Michigan

Rev. Dr and Mrs Anthony Hood, Scott United Methodist Church
   Posted Fri February 10, 2012
And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes;and there shall be no more death,neither sorrow,nor crying;neither shall there be any more pain;for the former things are passed away

Revelation 22:4

We send our loving thoughts, our deepest sympathy and our sincere prayers.

Rev Dr Anthony Hood and First Lady Lakesha Hood, Scott United Methodist Church Detroit Michigan

Anthony and Lakesha Hood Detroit , MI

Dorothy A. Harris
   Posted Fri February 10, 2012
We want you to know that we are thinking of you at this difficult time.
May the Lord comfort your heart as only He can do.
And, may peace from the memories that you shared with your loved one comfort you now and in the days ahead.
God knows the sadness that you feel, so let Him ease your burden with His tender and loving touch.
We pray that you find strength to endure through the love and caring of family and friends.
We are sending our love to embrace you.

With heartfelt sympathy,
Dorothy A. Harris and family / Detroit, Michigan

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