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Shaleta LaKiena Turner

August 22, 1981 ~ November 18, 2020 (age 39)

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Shaleta LaKiena Turner 

Charlotte, NC: Shaleta LaKiena (Kiena) Turner, 39, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Carolina Medical Center.

She was born in Edgefield County Hospital, daughter of Ruth Thomas Mckinney and the late Lewis McKinney. She was a 1999 graduate of Strom Thurmond High and went on to further her education at Morris College and graduated in 2004 with a bachelors in Science and her masters from Kaplan University. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church where she was a part of the Praise Dance Team. She has been a faithful employee of the American Red Cross for over fifteen years.

She had no children. She was in fact a dog mom to her baby Chance her beloved maltese. She was a beloved sister, friend, cousin, co-worker and auntie. She loved gospel music and she enjoyed being with her family and friends and enjoying live and no matter what she was going through she never complained she was the kind of soul that put others needs before hers and she will be deeply missed.

She leaves to honor and cherish her memory; her mother, Ruth Thomas McKinney, North Augusta, SC; sisters, Charmaine Thomas, Edgefield, SC, Tina Turner, Columbia, SC and Dorothy Thomas, North Augusta, SC; six nieces, three nephews, two great nephews; aunt, uncles; and a host of other relatives and sorrowing friends.

A Graveside Service will be held to honor her life on Tuesday - November 24, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Piney Grove Holiness Church Cemetery in Edgefield, SC, conducted by Reverend Yvette Smith.

Family viewing will be 1-2 pm and public viewing 2-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

The family is at the home of her mother, Ruth T. McKinney, 1084 Moton Street, North Augusta, SC.

At all time, please abide by the health guidelines (wear a mask and practice social distancing).

Butler and Sons Funeral Home is assisting the Turner/Mckinney Family.

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November 23, 2020

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Butler and Sons Funeral Home Chapel
306 N. Bouknight Ferry Raod
Saluda, South Carolina 29138

Graveside Service
November 24, 2020

2:00 PM
Piney Grove Holiness Church
Old Chappell Ferry Road
Edgefield,, SC 29824

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