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Mrs. Arthonia Crosby Turner, 72, of 567 Johns Lane, Gastonia, North Carolina was born on May 12, 1947 in York County, South Carolina.  She was the daughter of the late Eugene and Armenia Crosby. A well lived life came to an end on Saturday; September 21, 2019 at the Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

She graduated from Clover High School.  Mrs. Turner was a faithful member of Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church in Gastonia, North Carolina.  She was a member of the Golden Circle and Clover Aide Society. She formerly served as an usher, and choir member.  Mrs. Turner worked for many years at Firestone Mill and retired at the age of fifty-five.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters and their spouses: Gladys Whistine (Robert), Blairnell McClure (Fred), Geraldine Cobb (James), and three brothers and their spouses: Henderson Crosby (Margaret), Willie Crosby (Naomi), and Robert Crosby (Pamela).

Those left to cherish memories are her one son: Charles A. Turner (Patty); three sisters: Doretha Ellison (John), Delores Dollison (James), and Flossie Lawrence (Calvin); special family members and friends: Jacqueline McClure, Annette Threats, Arletta Threats, Sylva Dollison, Lamar Threats, Sherwood Threats, three great grandchildren: Nahla Threats, A’Kela Threats and Lamar Threats and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral: Thursday; September 26, 2019; 2:00 p.m.; Emmanuel Baptist Church-911 N. Highland Street, Gastonia

Visitation: one hour before the service at the church

Interment: Armstrong Cemetery, Gastonia

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  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019
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