Irma (Brown) Turbeville

Born: Sun., Nov. 24, 1940
Died: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018


11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Dec. 29, 2018
Location: Hart Funeral Home

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Sat., Dec. 29, 2018
Location: Hart Funeral Home Chapel

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Mrs. Irma Brown Turbeville, age 78, of Blackshear, died early Wednesday morning (12/26/18) at Haven Hospice in Orange Park, Florida following an extended illness.

Born November 24, 1940 in Jesup, GA, she was a daughter of the late William Grady and Vida Bell Blanton Brown.  She was raised in Wayne County and lived many years in Patterson before moving to Blackshear in 2014. She had worked as a switchboard operator at Sea Island Company and also been a longtime housewife. She was a member of Laura Chapel Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry O’Neil Turbeville and a brother, Emory William “Bill” Brown.

Survivors include her two sons and daughters-in-law, Billy and Regina Turbeville and Donnie and Jena Turbeville, all of Blackshear; 7 grandchildren, Cale and Kassidy Turbeville, both of Blackshear, Zowie Turbeville of Patterson, Brayden Turbeville of Blackshear, Blake Turbeville (fiancé Catlyn Reynolds) of Waycross, Tucker Tippins (wife Brandy) of Blackshear, and Mollie Tippins of Blackshear; 1 great grandson, Asher Diaz of Waycross; a sister, Verlene Crawford of Brunswick; a brother, Johnny Brown (wife Sarah Nell) of Odum; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A funeral service will take place Saturday (12/29/18) at 12 p.m. in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Bethel United Methodist Cemetery in Appling County.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday one hour prior to the service.

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