Commonwealth Journal


September 12, 2013

Obituaries for Friday, Sept. 13, 2013


Somerset — Gene Turner

Gene Turner, 74, of Somerset, Ky. passed away Wednesday September 11, 2013 at his home.

He was born on January 23, 1939 in Somerset, Ky. to the late Luther Marion and Ollie May Burton Turner.

He was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church and retired from the City of Somerset. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Minnie Turner, Edith Turner and Edna Turner; one brother, Marion Luther Turner; and three sons, Michael Turner, Terry Turner and Jody Turner.

He is survived by two daughters, Sherry Bradley of Cave City, Ga. and Sheila Turner of Indianapolis, Ind.; two sons, Rodney Turner and Jerry Turner both of Indianapolis, Ind.; three brothers, Frank Turner of Monticello, Ky., Jessie Turner and Walter Turner both of Elizabethtown, Ky.; three sisters, Helen Brown of Elizabethtown, Ky., Linda Decker and Betty Dugger, both of Somerset, Ky. He is also survived by several grandkids, step-grandkids and great-grandkids.

Visitation will be held Saturday, September 14, 2013 after 5 p.m. in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Harold Harris officiating.

Burial will be in the Ringgold Cemetery.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth Warren

Ruth Warren, 69, of Science Hill, Ky., passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Jean Waddle Care Center.

Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at:




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