Howard "Bratten" Turner

Bratten Turner passed away on April 2, 2018 at age 87.  The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and on Friday from noon until the service.  The Funeral Service, conducted by Pastor Roger Grisham, Pastor Deeanna Wall, and grandson Cory Turner,  is 1 p.m. Friday, April 6, 2018 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN.   Interment in Wilson County Memorial.  Pallbearers: Jay DePass, Charles Martin, Chuck Martin, David Turner, Larry Turner, Justin Eskew, and Ronnie Turner.  Honorary Pallbearers:  Linwood Pentecostal Church Deacons.

               Mr. Turner was born August 15, 1930 to the late Pearl Ford and Howard Brown Turner.  He loved and served the Lord his whole life.  He was a dedicated husband, loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, who loved his family and was a true man of God.  Mr. Turner was a member and Deacon of Linwood Pentecostal Church.  He retired from Kraft Foods Inc. after 35 years and the Truckstops of America after 20 years.  He drove an 18 wheeler until age 80. 

               Mr. Turner is survived by wife of 67 years, Annie Neal Turner, daughter Phyllis (Jay Dee) Haralson, son Howard “Rick” (Brenda) Turner, grandson Cory J. Turner, great-grandsons Aidan Kade Turner and Hudson Reed Turner, brothers Jimmy (Lynn) Turner, Willie (Lavelle) Turner, Joe (Velma) Turner, and Don (Gail) Turner, sisters Faye Evins and Jean Hope, sister-in-law Polly Turner, and a great number of nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by parents and brother Nolan Richard Turner. Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN , 615.444.9393.