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Jerry Eugene Turpin

March 19, 1938 — August 21, 2022

Hiawassee

 

Jerry Eugene Turpin passed away early Sunday morning, August 21, 2022, at the age of 84. He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Imogene (Holmes), daughter, Tracy Nicholson (Royce), sons Matt (Elaina) and Chris (Kellie), as well as 11 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and many extended family members. Jerry’s preceded in death by his parents, Bart and Lola, and his brother, Joel, as well as several in-laws, whom he counted as siblings. 

Jerry began his trucking career at an early age and spent most of his life behind the wheel.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Hiawassee. Born in Presley, Georgia, Jerry was a highly-regarded member of the community and will be missed dearly. 

Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 23, from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at Banister-Cooper Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, August 24, at Calvary Baptist Church. He will lie in state an hour prior to the service at Calvary Baptist Church on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 from 1:00-2:00 pm. Interment will follow at Macedonia cemetery.

Pallbearers: Alan Turpin, Andrew Turpin, Hogan Nicholson, Whit Nicholson, Loftin Turpin, Silas Nicholson                        Honorary: JR Halliday, Tyler Wood

Banister-Cooper is honored to care for Mr. Jerry Turpin.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

6:00 - 9:00pm (Eastern time)

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Other

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

He will lie in state at Calvary Baptist Church an hour prior to the service.

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

2:00 - 3:00pm (Eastern time)

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