Tom Turner

Tom Turner


A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. from First United Methodist Church with visitation beginning at 1:00 p.m. until service time at the church.  McClain-Hays Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

A native and a lifelong resident of Philadelphia, MS, he was a graduate of Philadelphia High School and the University of Mississippi.  He was owner and operator of Turner Surveying and Mapping.  Tom was a beloved youth sports coach, coaching children in baseball and soccer for many years.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Philadelphia. Tom loved Ole Miss Football games and tailgating in The Grove.  

Survivors include daughter, Mali Turner (Peter Schmitt) of Philadelphia, MS; sons, Dustin Turner of Dallas, TX, Kip Turner (Haley), Joey Turner and Beck Turner, all of Philadelphia, MS; grandchildren, Leonie Schmitt, Lydia Schmitt, Reid Thompson, Leyton Turner, Olivia Turner, Willow Grace Turner, Wilder Beckett Turner; brothers, Ken Turner (Patrice) and Dan Turner; numerous nieces, nephews and their families. 

Preceding Mr. Turner in death were his wife, Molly Ruffin Turner; and parents, Joe and Mary “Mac” Turner.

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