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Clara Turner

On January 14, 2023, Clara Duncan Turner passed away peacefully at the age of 96.  She was born in Yatesville on October 10, 1926, to Floyd and Lottie Duncan. She eloped when she was a teenager and married Floyd Turner who preceded her in death in 2004.
 
She was also preceded in death by her sister Lois Boyers, brother Allen Duncan, son-in-law Steve Bennett, granddaughter Yvette Tolson, and great-granddaughter Morgan Jones.
 
Ms. Clara made friends everywhere she went and was well loved by so many people. She was a long-time member of Concord Baptist Church and a perfect example of a Christian wife, mother, and friend. She served her church as Sunday School Teacher, choir member and children’s leader. Ms. Clara volunteered at the Christian Outreach Center in Molena. She was a member of the Zebulon Garden Club.  Ms. Clara knew the importance of exercising and just a few years ago she was recognized at Curves in Zebulon for having 1000 visits. Until recently she was walking regularly.  She worked at William Carter Co. in Griffin for many years, retiring as an instructor. She also had a knack for sewing and crocheting. She made many clothes for her daughters, as well as blankets for many babies.
 
Ms. Clara was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother who cherished every moment with her family. They were blessed to have many fifth-generation photos.
 
She is survived by her daughters: Yvonne Turner (Norman) and Charlotte Bennett; grandchildren: Norm Turner (LoriAnne) Curtis Turner (Brittany), Jennifer Flournoy (Bleu); great-grandchildren: Powell Turner (Ashley), Leigh Kimbell (Mitch), Matthew Turner, Alex Sims (Josh), Devin Jones (Katherine), Shyla Flournoy (Anthony) and Rylan Flournoy; great-great-grandchildren: Blakely, Bowen, Dakota, Noah, Phoenix, Kohan, Beckett, Clara Shaw, Chap, and Kohan; several nieces and nephews; and her caregiver: Kris Perkins.
 
Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 16, 2 p.m., at Concord Baptist Church. Pastor Jeff Yearwood will officiate. Burial will follow in Old Hebron Cemetery in Concord.
 
Friends may visit the family on Monday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., at the church.
 
Moody-Daniel Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. 

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