Virginia Turner

01/08/1948 - 10/26/2021

Obituary For Virginia Turner

Mrs. Virginia Gibson Turner was born on January 8, 1948, in Pinehurst, NC to the late John and Clara Q. Gibson. Her family moved to Hamlet, NC where she lived a portion of her childhood. They eventually relocated to Greensboro, NC. She remained there until the Lord called her home on the morning of October 26, 2021.

Virginia was a graduate of James B. Dudley High School Class of ’66. She was married to the late Marven Turner, Sr. Virginia worked at Cone Mills White Oak Plant for over 12 years. Her career changed when she gained employment with Exclusively Weddings, remaining there until retirement. Afterwards to keep busy, Virginia worked part time for Greenhouse Fabrics and eventually became a caregiver.

As an activist, Virginia participated in several local protest starting in the 1970’s. She believed in equality and stood up for the people’s rights. Virginia enjoyed family fellowship and entertaining. She was vastly known for cooking, especially her “peach cobbler” and “pound cake.”

Virginia was a loving and devoted Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Cousin and Friend. Her unforgettable presence and laughter will be greatly missed.

She is preceded in her death by her sisters: Lillie R. Kearns and Janice Gibson.

Her memorable life will continue through her 6 children, 18 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 11 brothers and sisters, cousins, and cherished friends.

Viewing will be on Thursday, November 4, 2021, from 4pm until 6pm in the Cassie Coote-Brown Memorial Chapel at Perry J. Brown Funeral Home,909 E Market St., Greensboro, NC 27401. A Celebration of her life will be Friday November 5, 2021 in the Cassie Coote-Brown Memorial Chapel at Perry J. Brown Funeral Home, 909 E Market St., Greensboro, NC 27401. Visitation is at 12:30 pm. and the service will begin at 1 pm.

Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Professional Services entrusted to Perry J. Brown Funeral Home.

Guest Book

Myrtle (Myrt) and Family~~I extend my deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family at this most difficult time. I will keep all of you in my prayers. With Love~~Myrtle (Myrt) Barrett Soloman~~James B. Dudley Class of 1969

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Her life was fully and she was in many ways but she has gain her wings and we will always love her each and every day she will be our hearts 💕💞♥

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Sending condolences and prayers of peace to our cousins during this difficult time. Virginia will be truly missed. Your Cousins - Sharon, Debbie, Avery Jr, Roddell, Keith, Kenny, Yvette and Avis

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To the family of Virginia Turner .My God bless and comfort your family at this time you have my deepest condolences on the loss of your Mother May her memory be a blessing to you Amanda Dick

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Sleep well cousin. Sending my deepest sympathy and condolences to the family.

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I worked with Virginia at Exclusively Weddings for many years. I am so sorry to hear of her passing and of the loss her family is experiencing. I remember Virginia's delicious desserts but especially remember what a nice person she was and I was fortunate to have known her. My sincere condolences to her loving family. ~Sher Silver

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Prayers for the family, sincerest Condolences and love to the family of Ms. Turner Candice and your Amerilife family

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Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

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