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Jeannette Reed Turpin, 72

Jeannette Reed Turpin, 72

Jeannette Reed Turpin, 72, of Edneyville, NC went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 20, 2017 after a short battle with cancer.
She graduated from Florida State University and was a Seminole Fan.
She loved music and enjoyed playing the Baritone and ringing handbells. She played in the Hendersonville Community Band and was a member of the Praise Ringers Handbell Choir in Fletcher, NC.
She loved helping people at Shelton Pharmacy, was a school teacher at Faith Christian Day School and had retired from the Henderson County Library after 9 years where she enjoyed telling stories to children and was known as “Miss Nettie”. She was a crafter and loved to crochet and do lathe work.
Nettie loved the Lord and tried to serve Him in any way that she could and was a member of Fruitland Baptist Church.
She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, William “Bill” Turpin Jr.; a daughter, Barbie Higdon (Jerry) of Brevard; a grandson, Ben Higdon; a brother, Bill Reed of Georgia and was loved by many.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, March 25th at Fruitland Baptist Church with Rev. Craig Stepp officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fruitland Baptist Church Building Fund, 150 College Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.