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Mrs. Shirley Ann Wright Turner, 76

Mrs. Shirley Ann Wright Turner, 76, of Hazlehurst, died Feb. 23 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla.
Mrs. Turner was born June 16, 1947, in Denton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie James Wright Sr. and Azalee Mullis Wright, daughter, Janet Louise Dockery, stepdaughters, JoAnn Robson, Lou Ann Fulwiler, step-granddaughter, Twyla McCarroll.
She was a retired LPN and a member of Hazlehurst Church of God.
She was a God-fearing Christian Lady and loved Jesus with all her heart. She loved Mr. Joe and enjoyed spending time with him, she always said she wanted to be where he was.
She enjoyed going to church and being with her many friends and listening to praise and worship music on her iHeart. Her family was her heart and she loved them (every one of them) dearly.
Survivors include her husband of 36 years, Joe Paul Turner of Hazlehurst; daughter, Malandy Tenise Shollenberger (friend, Tony Petterson) of Sylvania plus two stepdaughters; brothers, Donald Wright (Ann) of South Carolina, Jim Wright (Phyllis) of Florida, one stepson; sisters, Virginia Bryant (Chuck) of North Carolina, Linda Campbell of Georgia; grandson Cecil Brad Harrell (Brianna) of Baxley; 10-step grandchildren; great-grandchildren, Annagrace Lynn Harrell and Kaden Elijah Harrell; 8 step-great-grandchildren; two step great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Feb. 29 at 11 a.m. at Hazlehurst Church of God with the Rev. Shon McEachin, the Rev. Charles Brantley, the Rev. Darrell Hand and the Rev. John Nunes officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service.
Interment will follow in Denton Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers will be nieces, Melissa, Regina, Jeanine, JoAnn, Marie, Samantha Jo, Danielle and Brianna.
Active pallbearers will be Cecil Brad Harrell, Virgil Adams, Wendell Greene, Austin Mullin, Zach Shollenberger, Darrell Hulett, and Jason Wright.
Music will be rendered by Charles and Tina Brantley, Laverne Brantley, Malandy Shollenberger and Donald Dixon.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home.
Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home is in charge.

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