Alice Lee Davis Turner

Published 9:40 pm Monday, November 11, 2019

Alice Lee Davis Turner, eldest of six children born to George M. and Annie Lee (Felton) Davis, died on Nov. 7, 2019. Born April 27, 1924, in Nansemond County, she was a graduate of Whaleyville High School and Longwood College. She taught home economics between 1945 and 1984 in Holland, Whaleyville, Forest Glen and John F. Kennedy high schools.

Alice was predeceased by her parents; husband, Sam Turner; brother, George Marriott Davis Jr.; and a sister, Nellie Saunders. She is survived by sisters, Bettie Williams, Juanita Nystrom and Mary (Bob) Fischer; son, Randy (Nancy) Johnson; daughters, Joyce Turner and Virginia (Bob) Wahab; granddaughter, Jenny (Dennis) Laughlin; grandson, Scott Johnson; and numerous nieces and nephews, their spouses and children.

A celebration of life service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at Lake Prince Woods, Portsmouth Room, 100 Anna Goode Way, Suffolk, VA 23434, with Pastor Gary Newsome officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Davis Scholarship Fund, Holy Neck Christian Church, 4400 Holy Neck Road Suffolk, VA 23437. Condolences may be registered online at

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