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 Jesse E. Turnage

Jesse E. Turnage

Birth
Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA
Death 4 Mar 2010 (aged 91)
Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA
Burial South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 49446438 · View Source
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Jesse E. Turnage
Aug. 5, 1918 - March 4, 2010
SOUTH BEND - Jesse E. Turnage, 91, of Palmetto, FL, formerly of South Bend, passed away on Thursday, March 4, 2010, in Bradenton, FL. He was born on August 5, 1918, in Meridian, MS, to the late Elyah Arthur and Avery Marie (Bounds) Turnage. On December 27, 1939, he married Gladys M. Williams, who preceded him in death on November 19, 2003. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Margie and Eula Mae; and four brothers, Frank, Dub, Lige and Rudolph Turnage. Jesse is survived by his daughters, Marie (James) Cleveland of Hinkley, OH, and Linda (Larry) Paul of Palmetto; his son, Robert E. (Roberta) Turnage of Mishawaka, IN; seven grandchildren, Peggy (Jeff) MacCurdy, Debbie (Brian) Miller, James (Molly) Cleveland, Laura (Richard) Weller, Loren (Jennifer) Paul, Jason Turnage and Justin (Elizabeth) Turnage; 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Eloise Burke of Collinsville, MS. Mr. Turnage worked as a machinist at Wheelabrator for 30 years before retiring in 1980. Jesse loved and respected the outdoors his entire life. He was an avid hunter and fisherman in his youth. He joined the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1937, and was a proud WW II Navy veteran who served in the Pacific. He lived in South Bend over 50 years, and spent the last six years in Florida surrounded by family. Funeral services for Jesse will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 12, 2010, in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend. Friends may visit for two hours prior to the services. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery, South Bend. To send online condolences, please visit www.kaniewski.com.


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  • Created by: Scabbardfish
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49446438
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse E. Turnage (5 Aug 1918–4 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49446438, citing Highland Cemetery, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Scabbardfish (contributor 46844274) .