State Senator Bennie Turner Dies

Bennie Turner

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – State Senator Bennie Turner of West Point has died.

The 64 year old Democrat passed away this afternoon at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

He’d been ailing for some time.

Turner, an attorney, first became a state Senator back in 1992.

During his time in Jackson, he served on both the Senate Judiciary and Ethics Committees.

No word yet on his final arrangements.

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  • Jerrerico Chambers

    My family and I would like to extend our prayers and condolences to the family of the late Senator Bennie Turner… We know times like this are hard, but keep the faith… He is in a far better place now and looking over you all… Thank you, The Conard-Chambers family…

  • MONICA

    JUST WANT THE FAMILY TO KNOW- THAT OUR CONDOLENCE IS WITH THE FAMILY DURING THIS TIME…YOUR IN OUR PRAYERS..HOUSE OF PRAIZE AND FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER..