GEORGETOWN, Ky. -- Jules Lester Turner, 44, of 103 Overview Path, Georgetown, KY, died on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Georgetown Community Hospital. He was employed with Pluris Construction. At the early age of 16, Jules learned the skill of concrete finishing from his family George Thomas, the late Joe Louis Calhoun and David Calhoun. He truly enjoyed his skill, which he used to provide for his family.
Jules Lester Turner was born on October 28,1969 in Greenwood County. He is the 3rd of five children born to the loving parents of Rufus and Paulette Hackett Turner, who are grateful for the years they shared with their son. Jules was not a baptized member of any religion. As a child, he was raised in the Christian faith of his parents, Jehovah’s Witnesses.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents Isaac and Erma Lee Wells Turner and James and Ella Ruth Woolridge Hackett; four aunts, Ruby Mae Turner Brown, Louvenia Turner, Cynthia Hackett Rush and Gwendolyn Sibert Hackett.
Along with his parents, he leaves to cherish his memories: Julie Bias, who shared 19 years with him along with their two sons, Julyan lsiah Turner and Jace Gary Turner, all of Georgetown, KY; also raised in the home while living in Parkersburg,WV, are Brittany Bias, Brian Bias and Amyah Nzalle; two brothers, Garrett Fitzgerald (Audrey) Turner of Georgetown, KY, and Sherman Lee (Jodi) Turner of Vienna, WV; two sisters, Bettye Laverne (Michael) Robinson of Greenwood, SC, and Tish Turner of Simpsonville, SC; nine uncles, William (Alma) Williams of Detroit, Ml, Isaac (JoAnn) Turner, Steve (Carol) Turner, David Hackett, Ronald (Georgia) Hackett, Darren Hackett, Doug (Ann) Collins and James Rush, all of Greenwood, SC, Milton (Jamie) Hackett of Concord, NC; seven aunts, Henrietta Wells Norman, Helen Turner Lenyear, Rosa Lee (James) Tolbert, Mary Alice (Ed) Edwards and Montread Turner Stevenson, all of Greenwood, Florence Turner Harrison of Columbia, SC, and Vickey (Robert) Wideman of Fayetteville, NC; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. on Saturday, August, 2, 2014 at the Little River Multicultural Center, conducted by Brother Larry Hackett. The body will be placed in the center at 12 Noon. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. The family is at the home of his parents, 602 Ron McNair Street. Online condolences may be sent to robson@nctv.com.