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Margaret Rita Turnbull Dies

Margaret Rita Turnbull

Margaret Rita Turnbull died on Nov. 25.

The first viewing will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. The second viewing will be held at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 19, at ChristChurch Methodist Church in Market Square.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, funeral attendees are asked to wear masks or face coverings at all times and follow all social distancing guidelines.

Also, funeral attendees are asked to wear shades of pink to honor her fight against breast cancer.

She is survived by her husband, Winston Turnbull; sons: Kareem and Akeem Turnbull; sisters: Cynthia Parsons, Patricia Hodge, Valarie Brunn, Ianta Martin and Marjorie McFarlane; brother, Rudolph Freeman; adopted daughter, Linda Penn (niece); adopted son, Jerry Donovan (nephew); brother-in-law, Rudelle Parsons Sr.; sisters-in-law: Juel Turnbull Molloy and Mary Turnbull; daughter-in-law, Adina Turnbull; grandchildren: Kareem Turnbull Jr., Delysia and Kiana Turnbull; stepchildren: Vernon Turnbull, Delita Turnbull-Riley and Delroy Turnbull; aunt, Keturah Donovan; and best friend, Edna Pole.

She is also survived by special nieces: Ruth Samuel, Lucinda Parsons and Lucille Parsons; nieces: Natasha Freeman Lanclos, Barbara Heyliger, Denise Freeman, Eshea Fox, Etishea Hodge, Lisa Fahie, Istandsia Sampson and Markita Smith; special nephews: Rudelle “Rudy” Parsons Jr., Duane Woods Sr. and Cordell Rhymer; nephews: Omari Martin, Elvin Hodge Jr., Kenyata Hodge, Elvie Dawson Jr., Kimba Hughes, Lester Pickering, Charles Todman Sr. and Bushawn Freeman; and great nieces: J’Nay Penn, Lineek Williams, Jayda Parsons, Tracy Glover, Trisha Samuel, Elisha Thomas, Xena Hodge, Nadage Smith, Reniqua Simms, Za’arah Sampson, Negesti Smith, Skyla Woods, Daynah Woods, Promise Dawson, Jazzy Hughes, Ne’Kayla Lanclos, Shamika Freeman, Monet Freeman, Bushauna Freeman and Ena Freeman.

More survivors are great nephews: Jerrel Penn, Akeel Thomas, Aleek Thomas, Rasheed Parsons, Rahmoi Parsons, Duane Woods Jr., Damien Woods, AJ Smith, Angel Smith, Austin Smith, Jakhoi Hodge, Ro’vante Sampson, Mekhi Smith, Elvie Dawson III, Zion Dawson, Ziel Dawson, Angel Hughes, Charles Todman Jr., Kshaun Daley and Malik Freeman; adopted grandsons: Christian Welsh and Titan Miller; and close cousins, Sydney Freeman, Elaine Lynch, Vornet Smith, Rudence “Rudy” Scatliffe, Noel Scatliffe, Ernest Turnbull, Calvin Turnbull, Louis Turnbull, Lorraine Gumbs-Morton, Edna Hodge, Lauris Fahie, Elaine Freeman, Mariel Wattley, Joyce Walker, Bernice Osborne and Dena Lettsome.

Other survivors include special friends: Hilda Barry, Julian and Anna Quetel, Jeryl Hodge, Verna Gomez, Elouise Smith, Lolita Hodge, Diane Marsh, Icilma Hodge, Ruth Monica Leonard, Helen Nicholas, Alberto and Ethlyn King, Elroy Fleming, John and Blanche Roumou, Celecia “Benji” Smith, Olivia Carty, Ruth Frett, Rita Baptiste, Henvile Pole Marilyn Malone, Eulalie Hopson, Ricardo Pabon, Carolyn Santora, Mona Jones, Joyce Delanos Francis, Dr. Alfred O. Heath, Christ Church Methodist Class No. 59, and the Vitelco/ Innovative (Viya) family; and godchildren: Dista Merchant, Jenneley Smith, Antonio “Pumpkin” Lewis and Lincoln Gumbs Jr.

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