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Hubert Turner passed away on June 28, 2022, at Dogwood Assisted Living in Corinth, MS, at the age of 92. He was born at home in the Robbs Community in West Pontotoc County. He graduated Pontotoc High School in 1949 and attended Itawamba Junior College and played on the first football team which was coached by the legendary Butch Lambert. He then spent two years in service during the Korean War. He attended MSU and graduated in agriculture in 1955. In 1956, he married Joyce Sparkman from Pine Bluff AK after she graduated from Blue Mountain College. Hubert worked for the US Dept of Agriculture and later Farmers Home Adm. for 30 years. During that time he served in the National Guard and Army Reserves for 27 years, retiring with the rank of Lt. Colonel.
Services will be at 2:00PM Friday, July 1, 2022, at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home with Military Honors. Dr. Lewis Harrell will officiate. Burial will be in the Baldwin Memorial Gardens. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Turner is predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Joyce E. Turner, a son, Ronald R. Turner, his parents, Hugh Turner
and Willie Bond Turner; and an older brother, J T Turner and his wife, Wilma.
He is survived by a daughter, Debbie Adams (Nathan) and a brother, Hugh Gene Turner (Janice) and nephew and nieces.
Visitation will be 1pm until service time Friday, July 1, 2022.