Clesta Gail Crowell Turner

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Clesta Gail Crowell Turner of South Bend, IN, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at her residence. She was born to James Felix Crowell and Everline (Bishop) Crowell in Lewisburg, TN.

Clesta is survived by her children, Tamekia and Shannon Lyttle of South Bend; grandchild Shamika Lyttle of South Bend; great-granddaughter La’mayah James of South Bend; siblings Gerald Crowell of Lewisburg, TN and Clovia Wray of Chicago, IL; as well as a host of special friends and family. Clesta was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-eight years and the love of her life, Cleo Turner; siblings Sharon Franklin and Gary Crowell.

Clesta was known by her sweet and fighting spirit. She will be dearly missed.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 137 E. Indiana Avenue, South Bend, IN 46613. Rev. Ronald Newhouse will officiate. Friends may visit with the family for one hour prior to the services at the church. Burial to follow at Southlawn Cemetery. Palmer Funeral Home - West Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.

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