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Betty Lou Turner

September 14, 1949 — December 6, 2022

Betty Lou Turner, 73, of Decatur, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. Betty was born in Athens, Tennessee on September 14, 1949, to the late Elmer and Dorothy Swafford.


Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer Swafford and Dorothy Cranfild Swafford.


She leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband of 53 years, Harold Turner, her two sons, Franklin Turner, and Eddie (Jeramy) Turner; grandchildren, Tylor (Megan) Skidmore, Kasey (Haley) Skidmore, Billie (Brandon) Perry; her great grandchildren, Ezekiel Skidmore, Anaiah Skidmore, and Brodey Perry; siblings, Jewell (Barbara) Swafford, Wayne (Connie) Swafford, Tim Swafford, and Diane Moore; along with a host of nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.


A Celebration of life Service will be held on Friday, December 9, 2022, at 2:00 pm at Companion Funeral Home of Athens with Pastor Jimmy Lewis officiating. The family will be receiving friends from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm prior to the service.


You are invited to share a personal memory of Betty or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home of Athens and the Cody family are honored to assist the family with these arrangements.


To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Betty Lou Turner, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, December 9, 2022

12:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service - Athens Chapel

400 South White Street, Athens, TN 37303

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Service

Friday, December 9, 2022

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service - Athens Chapel

400 South White Street, Athens, TN 37303

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