The Obit For Jerry Turk

Jerry Carlton Turk Sr.

Published in The Telegraph on March 19, 2013


Macon, GA - Funeral services for Jerry Turk will be held at 12 Noon Wednesday, March 20, 2013 in the chapel of Jones Brothers Mortuary. Reverend David Stanley will officiate. Interment services will follow in the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2617 Vinson Highway, Milledgeville.

A Macon native, Mr. Turk was a 1964 graduate of Peter G. Appling High School and attended Ft. Valley College. He was drafted in his senior year by the Cincinnati Reds as a pitcher in 1968. He served with distinction with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War before resuming his pursuit of a professional baseball Career. He was a retired Fab Technician from Brown and Williamson Tobacco Company.

Survivors include his former spouse, Brenda Turk; four children Jerry (Katina) Turk, Jr., Joiretta (Rod) Harris, Dana Turk and Joyce Turk; brothers and sisters, Andrew (Remeka) Turk, Jr., Michael Turk and Sharon Williams; fifteen grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family may be contacted at 610 Pineland Place, Macon. Jones Brothers Mortuary, 3035 Millerfield Road, Macon.