ROCK HILL -- Mr. Carl Francis Turney, 70, of 281 Wayland Road, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at his home.
The funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at NewKirk Baptist Church, with Pastor Charles L. Tanner officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Park on Cherry Road.
Born in Rock Hill, S.C., Mr. Turney was the son of the late William Neil Turney and Ruby Sherbert Turney. He was a member of NewKirk Baptist Church and retired from Bowater of Carolina with 35 years of service. Carl was not only an excellent father and grandfather, but was also a wonderful role model for his nieces, nephews and children in his neighborhood and church.
Survivors include his loving wife and High School sweetheart of 51 years, MaryElla Stevenson Turney; his son, Mark Turney and his wife, Jane; his daughter, GiGi McWaters and husband, Junior; his brother, William Turney of Rock Hill; a half brother, Charles Hallman of Spartanburg; his grandchildren, Kevin and Kyle Lowe, Kayla Turney and Jamey McWaters. Mr. Turney was preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth "Skeeter" Turney.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 27, 2008, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to NewKirk Baptist Church, 175 Museum Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.
Condolences may be made at www.greenefuneralhome.net.