Eleanor Jones Turner

July 7, 1940 - June 29, 2017

07/07/1940 - 06/29/2017

Past Services

Friday June 30, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Saturday July 01, 2017
11:00 am
Highland Memorial Gardens
US 13 South, 109 Ward Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Additional Information:

Rev. Gary Mickey will be officiating the service.


Colerain, NC-Eleanor Jones Turner, age 76, passed away on June 29, 2017 at her residence.

Mrs. Turner was born on July 7, 1940 to Horace Wesley and Maggie Blanche Willoughby Jones in Gates, NC. She was a member of Mars Hill Baptist Church. Eleanor owned and operated E & J Grocery in Colerain as long as her health permitted. She loved to cook for her family and friends. Eleanor adored her time with her dog, Kelly. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister and will be deeply missed.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Barbara Ann Wendorf.

Eleanor is survived by her husband Fenton, one son, Jeff Turner and wife Paula of Colerain; one grandson, Brandon Lee Turner and wife Kenzy of Colerain; twin granddaughters, Megan and Lauren Turner of Colerain; one sister, Delores Mills and husband Wayne of Ft. Pierce, FL; and one brother, Wesley Jones and wife Jean of Winton, NC.

The family will receive friends on Friday, June 30, 2017, from 7:00pm until 8:30pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at 11:00am at Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC and Rev. Gary Mickey, officiating.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service-Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Turner family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.


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Eleanor Hollowell
6 years ago

Eleanor was one of my first and favorite clients. So glad to see her s few weeks ago. I pray all of you can find comfort and peace.

Patti (Northcott) Henning
6 years ago

So very sorry to learn if Mrs Eleanor’s passing. Sending prayers that God will bless you with comfort during this time.