Catherine Elizabeth Byers Turner, 85, of Hilltop Dr., died Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. She was born in Lincoln County on September 21, 1932 to the late Clyde Anderson and Mary Ellen Ledford Byers. Mrs. Turner found great pleasure in playing Bingo, crocheting, and reading. She also was fond of playing billiards.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Jessie Lewis Turner; children, Ricky Lee Turner, Freddie Lewis Turner, and Patricia Ann Turner; and siblings Max Byers, Jack Byers, and Bud Byers.
Survivors include her daughters, Brenda Bivens and husband Jim, and Wanda Turner; daughter in love, Vanessa Turner; sisters, Donna Kay Thornburg and husband Tim, Irene Martin, James Byers and wife Janice, Timothy Byers, and Paul Byers all of Lincolnton; eleven grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 4:00 PM at Redeemed Baptist Church in Lincolnton. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends at the home on Wednesday from 1:00-3:00 PM.
Memorials may be made to Catawba Valley Reginal Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd, Newton, NC 28658.