Mr. Bennie Turner, 76, of Winterburn Road, Elkhorn, Neb., passed away Friday evening at Lakeside Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. Funeral services will be held Friday at the chapel of Kent-Thornton-Meadows Funeral Home of Dothan at 10 a.m. The interment will immediately follow the service at Memory Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday at the funeral home in Dothan from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Heart Association. Mr. Turner was born on Dec. 26, 1930, in Cottonwood, Ala. He was employed for many years as an auto mechanic. He worked with Tom Brown Motor Company on Oates Street in Dothan, and later opened his own company, Turners Auto Service, where he eventually retired. Mr. Turner was of the Baptist faith and his extended family had a former affiliation with Ridgecrest Baptist Church. He will always be remembered as a loving grandfather and father. He is preceded in death by his parents, Owen Turner and Jimmie Capps Turner Brunson; a special uncle who Bennie loved and thought of as a father, Lawrence Capps; a son-in-law, Gary Woods; and two grandchildren, Kevin and Patrick Reinhart. Survivors include three daughters, Connie Reinhart and husband (Michael) of Elkhorn, Neb., Anita Duke and husband (Thomas Bruce) of Dothan, Ramona Woods of Ocala, Fla.; a sister, Eleanor McGuirt of Brandon, Fla.; an aunt, Helen Walker and husband (Willie) of Brandon, Fla.; three grandchildren, Tony Duke, Sophia Kay Penke and Matthew Reinhart; three great-grandchildren; and numerous extended family and friends. Kent-Thornton-Meadows Funeral Home in Dothan, (334) 793-1117, is in charge of arrangements.
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