Norwell Turnbull Dies

White, five-petaled Pigeon Berry flowers grow in clusters on small native trees. (Source photo by Gail Karlsson)

Norwell Turnbull died at home on June 8.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Turnbull.

Norwell is survived by his sons: Vernol “T-Bull’’ Turnbull Sr., Larry “Pancho” Turnbull, Donald Turnbull, Leroy Turnbull and Elroy Turnbull, as well as his adopted daughter, Juel T. R. Molloy, and his adopted son, Winston Turnbull.

Survivors also include his sister, Esmie Stoutt, daughters-in-law: Apostle Hyacinth Turnbull, Luisa Turnbull, Donna Turnbull, Vivica Turnbull and Helen Turnbull; sisters-in-law: Ivy Parson and Delma Brewley; brother-in-law Michael “Cessa” Leonard; 18 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; 13 nieces; 22 nephews, and many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

A viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by funeral services at 10 a.m., Monday, June 28, at Wesley Methodist Church. Interment will take place at Eastern Cemetery, Smith Bay.

Please follow all COVID requirements.  Because of limited seating at the church, the service will be live streamed at: