Renate Emma Sharpe Turner

Renate Emma Sharpe Turner, widow of her beloved husband, Thomas Perry Turner, Sr., passed away on June 17, 2017 at her home in Gaston after a brief illness.

Mrs. Turner was born in Erding, Germany to the late Barney Emory and Martha Konig Sharpe. She had retired from F.B. Johnston Company where she worked as a proofreader.

She is survived by her cherished daughter, Kimberley (Chris) Shealy; treasured grandsons, Jonathan Harsey, Justin (Ashley) Harsey and Christopher Shealy all of Lexington, SC; one sister, Nancy Sharpe Loadhold of Varnville, SC; a sister in law, Nancy Mixon Sharpe of Mt. Pleasant, SC; beloved great grandchildren, Cameron Harsey of Olympia, WA, Kinsley Caraway of Duncan, SC, Mason and Khloe Harsey of Stapleton, GA; six nephews and nieces dear to her heart, Joseph D. Sharpe, Jr. of Ft. Mill, SC, Michael Sharpe of Varnville, SC, Gregory Sharpe of Folly Beach, SC Christopher (Jennifer) Sharpe of Charlotte, NC, Monica Loadholt of Charleston, SC, Jessica (Karl) Bishop; special grandnephew, Charles David “CD” Bishop and adored grandniece, Anderson Sharpe of Charlotte, NC.

Mrs. Turner was predeceased by her beloved brother, Joseph Deiter Sharpe.

The family will receive friends at Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 11-12:30PM. Funeral services will follow. Interment will be in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. Contributions in her loving memory may be made to Hampton County Relay for Life, P.O. Box, Hampton, SC.

Special thank you to Compassionate Care Hospice and Polly Roberson for their wonderful care.