Vera's Story

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Vera Sue Dick Turpin was born in Wayne County on April 23, 1919 to the late Wilburn and Elva Baker Dick and passed away Monday morning, December 18, 2017 at her home reaching an age of 98 years.
On November 26, 1947 she united in marriage to the late Howard Edwin Turpin, Sr. who passed away May 12, 2004 and to this 56 year union three children surviveLinda Giles, Brenda and husband Ray Burnett, and Howard Turpin, Jr. and wife Phyllis.
Also surviving is her sisterBetty Jo Decker, her five grandchildrenDara Shelton, Janice Davis, Linda Sue Burnett, Mark Giles and David Burnett along with her eight great-grandchildrenAddy and Harrison Shelton, Dylan Decker, Emma and Matthias Burnett and Logan, Conner and Kaleb Davis.
She is preceded in death by her son-in-lawTommy Giles; and her granddaughterJoanna Giles.
She is preceded in death by her sistersIna and Elsie Dick; and her brothersRalph and Reed Dick.
She had accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior many years ago and was a member of the Elk Spring Valley Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m Wednesday, December 20, 2017 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Stan Stephenson officiating.
Burial was in the Elk Spring Cemetery.
Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on December 26, 2017
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