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Vadis Sellers Turner

April 28, 1944 — February 23, 2023

Chesterfield, SC

Vadis Sellers Turner

 

Chesterfield, SC

 

          Mrs. Vadis Sellers Turner, age 78, entered into rest on February 23, 2023 at her home. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Sunday, February 26, 2023 from the chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Pastor Doug Anderson and Pastor Jason Pope with burial to follow in the Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 2:00 – 3:00 PM Sunday, prior to the service at the funeral home. The funeral service will be live-streamed on the Miller Rivers Caulder Funeral Home Facebook page.

 

          Mrs. Turner was born April 28, 1944 in Chesterfield, SC a daughter of the late Leonard D. and Essie Melton Sellers. She was a retired employee of Chesterfield High School where she served as Cafeteria Manager for over 29 years, and served as the Town Pool Manager for many summers. Vadis was a member of Oakland Baptist Church and enjoyed attending Westfield Creek Baptist Church with her family. A lady with a selfless and generous heart, Vadis was always finding ways to be a blessing to others, from cooking and catering, to being a listening ear, she was a friend to all. Of all things in her life that brought joy, being “Grandma” to her grandchildren and “Ta-Ta” to her great grandchildren was the greatest.

 

          In addition to her parents, Mrs. Turner was also preceded in death by her husband, John David Turner; daughter, Sandi Griggs; and brothers, Mike Sellers, and Don Sellers.

 

          Survivors include her daughter, Lori (Tim) Burch of Chesterfield, SC; son, Johnny (Betty Ann) Turner of Chesterfield, SC; grandchildren, Holly (Bryan) King of Ruby, SC, Chrissy (Michael) Shaw of Chesterfield, SC, Jessi Woodall (Mac McCormick) of Chesterfield, SC, Kari Griggs of Concord, NC, Katy Burch of Cheraw, SC, Sara (Rembert) Rogers of Chesterfield, SC, and Ryan Turner of Chesterfield, SC; great grandchildren, Landon Shaw, Hunter Woodall, Jacy King, Aiden Woodall, Cade Rogers, Rae Rogers, Brooklyn Burch, Dalston Shaw, and Lawson Rogers; brothers, Phil (Libby) Sellers of Wilmington, NC, and Tommy (Mona) Sellers of Chesterfield, SC; sister, Glenda S. Lisenby of Chesterfield, SC; sister-in-law, Judy Sellers of Chesterfield, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

          The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of Gentiva Hospice for the exceptional care provided to Mrs. Vadis and her family.

 

          Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

 

   

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is the serving the Turner family.

  

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Visitation

Sunday, February 26, 2023

2:00 - 3:00pm

Miller Rivers Caulder Funeral Home

318 East Main St., Chesterfield, SC 29709

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Funeral Service

Sunday, February 26, 2023

Starts at 3:00pm

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home Chapel

318 E Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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Interment

Sunday, February 26, 2023

Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery

47 Oakland Church Rd, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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