Mrs. Christine Mae Largen Turnington, age 71, a resident of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away Friday, June 17, 2016 at the Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tennessee. She was born May 22, 1945 in Emory Gap (Harriman), Tennessee. Mrs. Turnington was a former member of the Old Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Rockwood and had most recently attended the Emory Gap Missionary Baptist Church in Harriman. She was a retired Nurse’s Aide, having served at the former Marshall C. Voss Health Care Center in Rockwood, the former Rockwood Healthcare Center in Rockwood, and the former Johnson’s Nursing Home in Harriman. Mrs. Turnington was a loving wife and mother. She was preceded in death by her parents William Chris Largen and Margaret Mae Hamilton Largen; sisters, Brenda Hayes and Mary Largen; and brothers, Edward Largen and Chrissie Largen.
Husband of 49 years and 4 months: Rolland Turnington of Rockwood, TN
Children: Lisa Turpin & husband, Kenneth of Harriman, TN
Michele Wright of Rockwood, TN
Marcus Turnington of Greenback, TN
Travis Turnington of Rockwood, TN
Grandsons: Shawn Turpin & wife, Jenny; Tyler Wright; and Kyle Turnington & wife, Angel
Granddaughters: Stephanie Turpin; Amanda Torres & husband, Junior; and Brittany Henry
Great Grandchildren: Seth Turpin, Aiden Turpin, Benjamin Conner, Joseph Torres, Sophia Torres, Natalie Turpin, Nora Turpin, and Victoria Turnington
Sisters: June Shipley of Stella, NC
Linda McNelly & husband, Kenny of Rockwood, TN
Brother: John Largen & wife, Pam of McKenzie, TN
And several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 22, 2016 from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Funeral services will follow on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary with Rev. Danny Jones, Pastor of Adams Hill Baptist Church, officiating. Committal services and interment will follow in the Daysville Cemetery in Rockwood (Cumberland County), Tennessee. Memorial contributions may be made C/O Evans Mortuary for funeral expenses.