Graveside Service for Mr. Sandy Turner, 62 of Birmingham, Alabama and formerly of Decatur will be 1:00 PM Sunday, August 7, 2022, at Sterrs Cemetery with Dr. G. Lynne Herring officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday from 4:00PM until 5:00PM in Reynolds Funeral Home Chapel. There will be no public viewing. In case of inclement weather the service will be held at Reynolds Funeral Home.
Sandy “Sam” Juan Turner, was born on February 18, 1960, to the late Wash Swoopes and Georgette Turner McDaniel, of Decatur, Alabama. He departed this life on August 2, 2022 at the UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL.
He confessed his hope in Christ at an early age at Westside M. B. Church, and later joined Macedonia CPCA. Sandy loved baseball. In his younger days, he played with his family members and others. He was very competitive. His favorite team was the Atlanta Braves of Atlanta, Georgia.
Sandy leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Veronda Turner; his mother, Georgette Turner McDaniel; daughters, Rika (Clavion) Goldsmith of Hoover, AL and Samantha (Gary) Johnson of Decatur; brother, Dennis Turner, Sr. of New York, NY; sisters, Juanita Swoopes, Sheryl Matthews and Vonda (Jackie) Cowan all of Decatur; five grandchildren; aunts, Charcey Sutherlin, Pauline Lanier, Cormelia Ann Turner, Katie Lee Swoopes, Mary Lee Burks, Willie Ella Swoopes; and a host of other relatives and friends.