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Vanessa Yvette Turner

August 28, 1960 — September 16, 2022

Vanessa Yvette Turner was born on August 29, 1960 to the late Emma Jean and Freeman Turner. She gained her honorable wings and transitioned from this earthly life on September 16, 2022. She accepted Christ at an early age under the leadership of Reverend Samuel McCrary at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church.

Vanessa was preceded in death by her parents Emma Jean and Freeman Turner, her brother Freeman Turner Jr. and her grandson Donquez Abernathy.

She attended Metro Nashville Public Schools where she graduated from Hillsboro High School. Vanessa grew up in South Nashville, where she was loved and known so many people. Vanessa was truly one of a kind and will be missed by all her family and friends.

She leaves to cherish her memories: Her daughter Monique “Nikki” Turner and her son Donald “Bowee” (Taresha)Turner. Her nine grandchildren: Dontez Crutchfield, Doniyah Abernathy, Donquez Abernathy, Ja’Qualyn Turner, Lamonte Turner, Dolandro Turner, Donasia Abernathy, Donquis Abernathy, and Donia Abernathy; Her sisters Victoria Turner (Michael) Smith, Papitra Turner, and Tanza Thompson, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Devoted friends Jean and Evie Potter and Lele Wilson.

Viewing Sunday, September 25, 2022, 2-4pm at funeral home. Visitation Monday, September 26, 2022, 11-12 with funeral to follow at St. Mark Baptist Church 3903 Milford Ave. Burial in Greenwood North.

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