Mr. Turman is survived by his wife, Sheila Gooden Turman; sons and daughters-in-law, Blake Turman and Kim, and Stephen Turman and Susan; mother, Ida Merl Donaldson Pearson; sisters and brothers-in-law, Deborah Cole and Jerry, and Teresa Quick and Chester; grandchildren, Kelsi Turman, Katelyn Clark and R.D., Kalli Grace Turman, Pippin Turman and Baylor Turman; great-grandchild, Ava Blake Clark; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Shirley Cleveland Turman.
Funeral services for Mr. Turman will be held Saturday, July 24, at 11 a.m., from Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel. Ben Praytor and Adam Mikel will be officiating. Military and Masonic graveside honors will follow in Peaceful Acres Memorial Gardens. There will be no public visitation. Everyone in attendance will be asked to be seated upon arrival.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Beulah Baptist Church.