Thelma Turner, 75, of Speedwell, TN, passed away Dec. 2, 2012 in Claiborne Co., TN. She was a member of the House of Refuge.
Preceded in death by son, Donald Reed Shell; parents, Goldie & Willie Cole; grandson, Danny Bolin, Jr.; son-in-law, Jim Branson; brother, Wayne Cole.
Survivors include: son, Randy (& Debbie) Shell; daughters, Sharon Branson (& Tommy Violet), Sheila (& Bruce) Bearden, Donna (& William) Hatfield; brother, Vernis Cole; sister, Doris Sparkman; grandchildren, Cindy (Tommy) Stephens, Tracey (Charlie) Southerland, Brandon Hatfield, Amanda (Lance) Jones, Kayla Hatfield, Jeremy Bolin, Jonathan Bolin, Bill Hatfield, Jr.; 12 great grandchildren; special niece, Pat Sidebottom; special friend, Henrietta Johnson.
Funeral services will be 7:00 p.m. Tues. at Mountain Assembly Church of God, Middlesboro, KY. with Rev. Tommy Stephens and Rev. Nathan Ledford officiating.
Music by Teresa Saylor, Bruce Bearden and Karen Napier.
Burial be 11:00 a.m. Wed., Dec. 5, 2012 in Branson Family Cemetery, Price Drive, Speedwell, TN. Pallbearers – Jeremy Bolin, Brandon Hatfield, Charlie Southerland, Bill Hatfield, Jr., Lance Jones, Chuck Brummett. Visitation from 5-7 Tuesday at the church. Reece Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements 869 3651 or www.reecefh.com.