Beatrice Metts Turner, 87 years of age, died October 1, 2014. Mrs. Turner was born in Branchville, a daughter of the late Clarence M. Metts and Fannie Idella Walters Metts. She was a member of the Branchville Baptist Church. She was a nurse at Providence Hospital in Columbia, Manor Care Nursing Home, and Bowman Public School System. She was the widow of the late James Roy Turner Sr. and has been a member of the Branchville community for the past 18 years.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 4, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. at the chapel of Ott Funeral Home in Branchville. Burial will be in Sardis Cemetery in Branchville.
She is survived by one daughter, Gail (Barry) Rickman and one son Roy (Susan) Turner, both of W. Columbia, two sisters, Althea Dickson and Esther Jennings, both of Branchville, three grandchildren, Lauren (James) Watkins, Jennifer Rickman, and Allison Turner, one great grandchild, Breanna Mack, and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Friday, October 3, 2014, from 6 to 8 P.M., at the Ott Funeral Home in Branchville, 7305 Freedom Rd., Branchville, SC, 29432. Memorials may be made to Branchville Baptist Church, 691 Ott St., Branchville, SC, 29432, or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 810 Dutch Square Blvd., #114, Columbia, SC, 29201.
Online condolences can be made at www.ottfh.com