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Kenneth Turpin

Kenneth Hugh Turpin

Saturday, February 18th, 1939 - Thursday, April 9th, 2020
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Obituary

Kenneth Hugh Turpin, age 81 of the Hollywood Community in Clarkesville, passed away on April 9, 2020.

Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on February 18, 1939, he was a son of the late Hugh Merideth Turpin and Hazel Cross Turpin Galloway. Mr. Turpin was a license examiner with the Georgia State Patrol for 33 years. He was a graduate of Tallulah Falls School and enjoyed spending time with his family, yard work and baking with his wife, watching the Braves and collecting old bottles. Mr. Turpin proudly served his country in the United States Air Force.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, Stanley & Karen Turpin; sister and brother-in-law, Sharon and Gus Williams.

Surviving are his loving wife of 56 years, Lou Hellen Densmore Turpin of the home; daughter and son-in-law, Shirley & Richard Creech of Hollywood; brother and sister-in-law, Bruce and Lula Turpin of Clarkesville; sister and brother-in-law, Debbie & Ken Edwards of Gainesville; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be held at 3 pm on Monday, April 13, 2020 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Turnerville, with consideration of the CDC recommendations and Governor Kemp’s mandate regarding social distancing.

A drop in visitation will be held from 1-2:30 pm on Monday, April 13, 2020 at the funeral home. In keeping with the social distancing mandate, groups of 10 at a time will be allowed in the building during the visitation.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 27, Turnerville, Georgia 30580.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.

MCGAHEE-GRIFFIN & STEWART FUNERAL HOME OF CORNELIA, GEORGIA (706/778-8668) IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, April 13th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    When
    Monday, April 13th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    Location
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    Address
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    A drop in visitation will be held from 1-2:30 pm on Monday, April 13, 2020 at the funeral home. In keeping with the social distancing mandate, groups of 10 at a time will be allowed in the building during the visitation.
  • Service

    Monday, April 13th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Monday, April 13th, 2020 3:00pm
    Location
    Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery
    Address
    216 Turnerville Cir
    CLARKESVILLE, GA 30523
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Graveside services will be held at 3 pm on Monday, April 13, 2020 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Turnerville, with consideration of the CDC recommendations and Governor Kemp’s mandate regarding social distancing.
    Officiant
    Rev. Tim Holcomb
  • Interment

    Location
    Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery
    Address
    216 Turnerville Cir
    CLARKESVILLE, GA 30523
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Graveside services will be held at 3 pm on Monday, April 13, 2020 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Turnerville, with consideration of the CDC recommendations and Governor Kemp’s mandate regarding social distancing.

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Private Condolence

Kimberly Watts

Posted at 01:54pm
Sorry for your family's loss! Praying for peace and comfort during this time.

Kimberly Watts & Family
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Paul C Loggins

Posted at 09:33am
Bruce and the Turpin Family,
Prayers are lifted for you during this time of sorrow...…

Paul Loggins
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