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Rhonda Riley Turner

May 14, 1959 January 6, 2019
Rhonda Riley Turner
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Obituary for Rhonda Riley Turner

STEM: Rhonda Riley Turner, 59, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019. She was preceded in death by her mother, Barbara Gibbs Riley and father, James Lewis Riley, Sr. She is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Phillip Lee Turner, Sr.; daughter, Melissa Turner Andrews and son-in-law, Richard Andrews; son, Phillip Lee Turner, Jr. and daughter-in-law, Chelsey Turner; daughter, Monica Turner Greenwood and son-in-law, Jeffrey Greenwood; grandson, Phillip Lee Turner, III; grandson, Ashton Lee Greenwood; granddaughter, Krislyn Leigh Turner; granddaughter, Amelia Grace Turner Andrews; brother, James Lewis Riley, Jr.; and many other loved ones.

Rhonda fell in love with horses as a child and was an avid equestrian the remainder of her life. She showed quarter horses for many years and then miniature horses. In 2016, she achieved her long-time dream of earning a World Champion Title at the AMHA World Show in Fort Worth, TX.

Rhonda leaves a legacy of integrity, backbone, responsibility, and greatest of all: love. She was a wonderful Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, and Friend. She will be greatly missed by many.

A private memorial service will be held.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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