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Charles Turlington

Tuesday, June 10, 2003

DEXTER - Charles Grundy Turlington, 90, died June 9, 2003, at Cypress Point Health Care.

Born April 28, 1913, in Dexter, son of the late Charles and Emma May Hammond Turlington, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter. A retired painter and former employee of the Dexter Post Office, he served with the U.S. Navy in World War II. He was also a member of Kenady-Hanks American Legion Post 59, NARFE Postal Association and the Southeast Missouri Baseball Hall of Fame.

On Sept. 5 1936, in Bloomfield, he married Dorris May Eaton who survives of the home.

One son, Terry Turlington of Kennett and two grandchildren also survive.

He was preceded in death by one brother, John Turlington; and one sister, Zoe Campbell.

Visitation is fro 6 to 8 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Don Kennedy will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.