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Chapel of Jones Mortuary
Wednesday March 29th, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Freedom Baptist Church
Thursday March 30th, 2017
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Scotts Cemetery 19
Thursday March 30th, 2017

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Rev. A.L. Turpin

Rev. A.L. Turpin age 75, of Heiskell, TN, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at his home. He was a very loving caring husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was called to preach at the age of 23. He pastored several churches up until the age of 73, and his favorite verse was “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith”. 2 Timothy 4:7. A.L. is preceded in death by his parents, Felbert and Irma Lee Turpin; wife, Charlene Turpin; and daughter, Margie Ann Pike. A.L. is survived by his sons, Harold Turpin and Teresa of Powell, TN, Donald Turpin of Powell, TN, and Billy Turpin and Rebecca of Strawberry Plains, TN; brothers, LeeRoy Turpin and Bertie, Robbie Turpin, Billy Turpin and Fran, Steve Turpin and Becky; sisters, Patsy Proffitt and Tommy, and Brenda Loy and Rocky; grandkids, Shane Johnson, Wesley Turpin and Bessie, Michael Turpin and Heather, Tony Turpin and Brandy, Crystal Hurst and Lance, Lisa Turpin, Darla Turpin, Brandon Turpin and Katy Turpin; 13 great grandkids, and a host of other relatives and friends. A.L.’s family will receive his friends from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in the chapel of Jones Mortuary. A.L.’s funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Freedom Baptist Church, 5518 Nickel Road, Knoxville, TN 37921, with Rev. Danny Buchanan, and Donald Turpin officiating. His interment will follow his funeral service at Scotts Cemetery in Oak Ridge, TN. Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements.

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I am so sorry for your loss I loved and admired AL very much he always brought a big smile to my face iI will miss him very much praying for everyone in the family

Connie Hackworth Mar 29 2017 12:00 AM

This world lost a great man of God, he was always telling people about God, no matter where he was, and no matter if the people wanted to listen or not, if God told him to do it he did. Heaven gained another angel, I bet Charlene was waiting on him. If you want an example if True Love those two had it. Miss them both Ablp3

Connie musillami Mar 28 2017 12:00 AM

Boni Maness Mar 28 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Turpin

Boni Maness Mar 28 2017 12:00 AM

Pastor A.L. & Charlene Turpin were dear sweet Christian friends of mine. Pastor A.L. had a great love for his savior and lost sinners. This verse of scripture from Acts 11:24 also describes our pastor, "For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith:" I am sure Pastor A.L. received a big welcome in heaven. He finished his race well. I will continue to pray for his family and friends. God bless.

Lois West Mar 28 2017 12:00 AM

Such a sweet man. You will be missed.

Jones family Mar 28 2017 12:00 AM

my deepest sympathy and condolence to the family we all loved AL at Norris will miss him he was a great guy to take care of and to talk with

kim parker Mar 28 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Turpin

kim parker Mar 28 2017 12:00 AM

Bro. Turpin was not only a dear friend and preaching brethren but a tremendous Man of God who preached the Gospel of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ for many years. He was also my Pastor at Heaven's View Missionary Baptist Church in Caryville, Tn. I will miss him very much, but I know I will see him again, and I believe soon in Heaven. My prayers are with the family.

Bro. Steve Ford Mar 28 2017 12:00 AM

My condolences for your family.

SSG Sande Hooks Mar 28 2017 12:00 AM

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