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>MILES, Bonita Ethlynd Turner Hylander - F. W. Woolworth Co.
 Mrs. Bonita Miles, age 29, of Grady Ave. died yesterday afternoon at a Bartow Hospital after a brief illness, she was a native of Perry,moving to Lakeland 28 years ago from there. Mrs. Miles was a manager of the lunch department at F. W. Woolworth Co. and a member of Memorial Baptist Church.
  Surviving Mrs. Miles include a son, Donald Hylander of Lakeland; a daughter, Mona Lisa Miles of Lakeland; her mother, Mrs. VestaTurner of Lakeland and 2 brothers, Jimmie Turner of Lakeland and Danny Turner of Ft. Worth, Texas.
  Services will be tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home Chapel, burial will follow at New Home Cemetery.
( Lakeland Ledger, Nov. 20, 1961 )   -
> Note- due to the relationship of this family line of( TURNER )I am placing them on this page even though some are buried in other Polk cemeteries. ( obit donated by family member )
> TURNER, Mrs. Sarah  E.  Harris -
Born; Aug. 11, 1873, in Griffin, Ga.  -  Died; Jan. 16, 1934, in Lakeland, Polk Co.,Florida - Her parents were W. M. and Roberta Harris - Sarah married T. C. ( Thomas Cain ) Turner.  Mrs. Turner is called by death.  Mrs. Sarah Turner of 1120 West Lime Street died this morning at 12:30 at the Morrell Hospital. She had been ill only a short time.  Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon, Jan. 17, 1934 at Smith & Dukes Funeral Home with interment at Roselawn Cemetery.
 Mrs. Turner is survived by 3 sons, Virgil Turner of Lakeland, Perry of St. Cloud and Charles A. of the Hawaiian Islands and a sister Ida Daltry of Palmetto. Mrs. Turner has been a resident since 1913.
>Notes: obit donated by a family member, she notes of her grandmothers obit was obtained from the Lakeland Evening Ledger and Star Telegram in Lakeland, Polk Co.,Fl. In the Special Collections Department.
>TURNER, Mrs. Minnie Vesta Ward/ Sherrouse,
 Minnie V. Turner of Route 7, died Monday at Morrow Hospital  in Auburndale after a long illness. She was a native of S. C. and a baptist.
 Survivors include 2 son's, George of Ft. Worth, Tx. and James of Lakeland. ( Lakeland Ledger, Wed. Aug. 19, 1970 )
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Funeral Notice:
 TURNER, Mrs. Minnie Vesta, Funeral services for Minnie, born in Horry Co., S.C. on Aug. 22, 1902 to parents, Jonathon Zeno WARD and Minnie Ethynd SUGGS/ Ward, will be held graveside at the New Home Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. Thrsday with the Rev. Earl Robinson, pastor of Winston Baptist Church, Lakeland, officiating. Minnie died Aug. 17, 1970,. Friends may call at the Kersey Funeral Home Chapel in Auburndale from 1 till 9 Wednesday.
 Vesta was preceded in death by a son, Cecil Leo SHEROUSE,died age 7, March 15, 1929.
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NOTE: Minnis Vesta WARD married Cecil L. SHEROUSE on July 3, 1920 in Polk Co.,Florida ( source;Bartow Historical Library marriage records )
>SHEROUSE, Cecil Leo - 7 -  ( Lakeland Ledger, March 17, 1929 )
 Sherouse Boy is Dead; Funeral  this afternoon.
 Cecil Leo Sherouse, Jr. seven year old son of Mrs. Perry Turner of the San Gully Road died yesterday at the family residence.
 Private funeral services were to be held this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. at the Smits- Dukes Chapel. Rev. R. C. Lufsey officiating.
 Interment will be at Roselawn Cemetery. Besides his mother and step-father the deceased is survived by 2 brothers, Dan and James Turner and his grandmother Mrs. C. E. Charland of St. Cloud.
>TURNER, Bertran Clayton - 53 - Citrus Grower and Pioneer Resident -( in the Ledger, Sunday Morning, May 12, 1946 )
 Winter Haven- May 11- Special -
 Bertran Clayton Turner, died suddenly from a heart attack while driving a tractor in his grove at Homeland, near Bartow, late Friday afternoon. Mr. Turner's body was found by the machine.
 Mr. Turner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Middleton W. Turner, residents of Lake County, moved here from Umatilla in 1916 and engaged in citrus growing for 30 years. He was a member of the First Methodist Church, of the Sybiline Lodge 126, the Knights of Pythias and of the local Elks Lodge No. 1672.
 Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Rhea E. Turner, of 129 Ave. B.S.W.; 5 daughters, Mrs. J. A. CRAMER and the Misses Madge, Carolyn, Joy Anne and Peggy Sue Turner all of this city; a sister Mrs. Harry D. Wilmot, Tampa; a brother, Leon W. Turner of Lake Alfred.
 Services were held on Monday May 13, 1946 from the First Metodist Church with the pastor, the Rev. Clyde C. Frazier, officiating. The Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery.
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>Funeral services for Bertran Turner; ( Ledger, Tuesday Evening, May 14, 1946 )
Winter Haven, May 14 -Special - Services were largely attended yesterday afternoon, for Bertran Turner, 53, Citrus Grower who died Friday afternoon while driving his tractor in his grove in Homeland. Services were held in the First Methodist Church, officiating was his pastor, the Rev. C. C. Frazier. Mrs. R. N. Haas, soprano and O. R. Dunham, tenor, sang"In the Garden" and "The Old Rugged Cross" . Members of the Sybiline Lodge 126, Knights of Pythias attended in a body and assisted in the committal in Oak Lawn Cemetery, where Ott-Laughlin funeral home had charge of the obequies.
 Pallbearers included, G. F. Burden, L. H. Brown, B. K. Daniel. J. H. Priest, C. E. Rawlinngs and A. F. B

>TURNER, Virgil  -  Lakeland Ledger, March 30, 1934
Last Rites for Vergil Turner
 Funeral Services for Vergil Turner, who died Tuesday afternoon, were held this morning at 10:00 o'clock from Smith and Dukes Funeral home, with the Rev C.E. Wyatt of the First Christian church officiating. Interment was in Roselawn Cemetery Pallbearers were L.P. Cottingham, H.H. Blair, K. T. Jones, S.C. Eades, Bob Alderman and R.B.Mouchett.
**MY NOTE – I think RB Mouchette is RB Marchett since he was listed in his mother’s ( Sarah E Harris Turner) obit

CARLTON TURNER, Jr. – 91 - Rancher
DUETTE - Carlton Turner, Jr., passed away December 29, 2012 of heart failure at Tide-well Hospice & Palliative Care in Bradenton. Carlton was born in Bradley Junction on March 23, 1921 to David Carlton & Gladys (Latimer) Turner, Sr. Carlton was a graduate of Mulberry High School class of 1940. Carlton moved to Duette 58 years ago from Bradley Junction. He was a rancher and of the Christian faith.
Carlton is preceded in death by his sister Evelyn Turner Lander and granddaughter Mindy Turner White.   Carlton is survived by his wife of 71 years Nell Kilpatrick Turner, son David C. (Nona) Turner, III, daughter Julie Turner-Moore, grandchildren Carla, Angela, Mollie & Max and four great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be Friday January 4, 2013 at Willow Oak Cemetery-Willow Oak Rd, Mulberry, Fl. In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorials be made in Carlton's name to Tidewell Hospice & Palliative Care 2504 34th Ave. W., Bradenton, Fl. 34205.  Arrangements entrusted to Seigler Funeral Home .-  Ledger, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013

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