Avenell Townsend Turnipseed
July 23, 2022
Funeral services for Avenell Townsend Turnipseed, 100, were held at 11 a.m. on July 28, 2002. Burial was July 27, 2022, at Salem United Methodist Church in Choctaw County. Ministers Jared Busby and William Bouchillion officiated.
Mrs. Turnipseed was born April 8, 1922, in Attala County. She had a dairy operation, worked as nurse’s aide for the Mississippi State Extension Service, and later owned Nell’s County Kitchen in Ackerman. She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church and an adopted member of Weir Baptist Church. She died July 23, 2022.
Survivors include two brothers, Carl Townsend and Cliff Townsend, both of Kosciusko; daughter, Pat Turnipseed Dodd of Sallis; three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, thirteen great-great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Pallbearers were Brooks Ables, Terry Ables, Ben Chambers, Kydorian Truss, Ben Turnipseed, and Lee Turnipseed.
Memorials may be sent to Salem United Methodist Church, 4500 Weir-McCool Road, McCool, MS, 39108.
Coleman Funeral Home handled arrangements.