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1953 Robert 2022

Robert Lee Turney

August 13, 1953 — January 25, 2022

Deacon Robert Lee Turney was born August 13, 1953 in Nashville, TN to the late Georgia and Alfred Turney Sr. Robert departed this life on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.

Robert received his education from the Metro Public School System where he graduated from Cumberland High School in Nashville, TN. Robert served in The United Stated Marine Corps for 2 years and received an honorable discharge. He also served in The United States Army National Guard for 16 years.

Robert accepted Christ as his personal savior at an early age.

He is preceded in death by his brother Bobby Farley. He leaves behind his devoted wife Toya Ann Turney; daughters, Shanrika Turney, Michelle Turney, Schlynda (Marquez) Robinson; brothers Alfred (Carol) Turney Jr, Michael (Gwatholyn) Turney; sister Betty (Tony) Turney-Turner; grandchildren Jamar Robinson, Marshay McKamey, Jaydon Robinson; a host of nieces, nephew, cousins, and friends.

Please remember the Turney Family in your thoughts and prayers.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Public Walk Through of Family Friends

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Lewis & Wright Funeral Directors

2500 Clarksville Pike, Nashville, TN 37208

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Visitation

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Cleveland Street Baptist Church

608 Cleveland Street, Nashville, TN 37207

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Celebration of Life

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Cleveland Street Baptist Church

608 Cleveland Street, Nashville, TN 37207

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