Frances Nevita Ann Turner Pilgrim
October 22, 1939 - March 21, 2014
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Mrs. Frances Nevita Ann Turner Pilgrim, 74, of Dyersburg, TN, went to be with her Heavenly Father Friday, March 21, 2014 at Jackson Madison County Hospital.She lived her life for the Lord, her family, and friends. She was a member of the West Side Baptist Church. She was devoted to her church, family, and community. She especially enjoyed singing gospel music. She showed her Christian devotion by visiting and ministering to all in need.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Sunday, March 23, 2014 in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home officiated by Brother Ronnie Turner, Brother Paul Hogue and Brother Charles Runions. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Pilgrim family received visitors Saturday evening, March 22, 2014 from
5:00 8:00 pm at the funeral home.

Survivors include two daughters Gail Pratt (Randy) of Halls, TN and Sue Williams (David) of Olive Branch, MS; one son, Danny Pilgrim of Dyersburg, TN; four sisters: Trinka Sanford and Alice Chandler of Tiptonville, TN, Theresa Butler of Miami, FL, and Jan Platt of Ridgely, TN; two brothers: Jeffery Turner of Ridgely, TN and Joe Turner of Dyersburg, TN; seven grandchildren: Starr Grappone, Brock Williams, Christopher Pilgrim, Brooke Pilgrim, Blake Pilgrim, and Jeremy Lemons.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Harold Pilgrim; her parents Francis Marion and Lucille RaeTurner, her grandson Brandon Nicolas Cross; five brothers: Billy Turner, Charles Turner, Cloyce Turner, Aubrey Turner, and Jamie Turner; two sisters: Mildred Tidwell, Nancy Runions and her mother-in-law: Margie Pilgrim Reagor.

Pallbearers will be Chris Pilgrim, Blake Pilgrim, Brock Williams, Jimmy Lee Pleasant, Charles Stewart and Tony Leake. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Turner, Mark Turner, Jeff Rivers, William Rivers, Stacey Rivers, and Chris Runions.

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Saturday March 22, 2014, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Curry Funeral Home
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Funeral Service

Sunday March 23, 2014, 2:00 pm at Chapel of Curry Funeral Home
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Final Resting Place

Sunday March 23, 2014 at Fairview Cemetery
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