Mattie Mae Turner

Funeral services for Mattie Mae Turner, 78, Lawrence will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.  The family will greet friends from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. prior to the service at the mortuary.  The burial will follow the service at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.  Mattie passed away March 9, 2023, at her home.

She was born May 5, 1944, in Hollandale, Mississippi, the daughter of Asrie “Doc” and Rosie Washington Hunter.

She was a hairdresser for years and also worked at the Kmart Distribution Center.

Mattie enjoyed spending time with family, gardening, shopping, traveling, and cooking.  She also wrote song lyrics.

She married Aaron Turner in 1962 in Hollandale, Mississippi and he survives of the home.

Other survivors include her sons, Aaron Turner, Jr., Asrie Turner, and Ivory Turner all of Lawrence; grandchildren, Jasmine Turner, LaTroy Turner, Tamika Turner, Kala Turner, Ashanti Turner and Denzel, Turner, 17 great-grandchildren; her brother, Eugene Hunter of Lawrence and sister, Georgia Hunter of Cordova, Tennessee, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, best friend, Brenda Hamilton and Linda Gray.  She was preceded in death by her siblings, Jerry Hunter, Sr, James Barfield, Osbey Hunter, Rosie Little and Irene Lane.

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8 Condolences

  1. Doris Bell on March 14, 2023 at 9:22 pm

    My Friend,My beautian,Thanks I will miss you so much, well done Mrs.Mattie, See you in the Morning..

  2. reuben turner on March 16, 2023 at 10:05 pm

    My condolences to the family.

  3. Flora Taylor on March 17, 2023 at 9:20 am

    My condolence to the family

  4. Robert Kimball on March 18, 2023 at 8:36 pm

    My condolences to your family

  5. Dena Crawford on March 19, 2023 at 7:31 am

    I was so sorry to hear of Matties passing. I worked with her at the Kmart DC. She was such a sweet person. Sending blessings to her family.

  6. Annette & Keith Dabney on March 22, 2023 at 9:41 am

    My heart felt condolences to your family.

  7. Elizabeth Cooper on March 22, 2023 at 1:43 pm

    My condolences to the family

  8. Craig Byers on March 27, 2023 at 7:17 pm

    From the Harvey family we extend out prayers and sympathy to the family. Prayers be with you.

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