Edith Dooley Turpin

February 8, 1928 - April 16, 2021

Edith Dooley Turpin, 93, of Bedford, passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021. She was born in Bedford, VA on February 8, 1928, a daughter of the late Fred Ozone Dooley and Minnie Wills Dooley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by son, Michael; daughter, Deborah; and granddaughter, Laura Arrington. She was also preceded in death by four sisters and one brother. She is survived by a son William Perry “W.P.” Turpin and wife Carol; daughter Donna Turpin Arrington and husband Steve; grandchildren, Jody Eckhart and husband Steve, Michael Turpin and wife Christy, Preston Turpin and wife Megan, Wendy Arrington Eason and husband Larry, Kristy Arrington Estrada and husband Adam; great-grandchildren, Holly Eckart, Hunter Eckart, Shane Turpin, Irvin Buchannon, Elise Eason, Hali Turpin, Silah Turpin, Ariah Turpin; and numerous nieces and nephews. A heartfelt thanks to Dr Willis and the staff at Friendship Health and Rehab for their excellent care, love and support.  A grateful thank you to Linda Smith and Charlotte Mays who looked after Mom before she moved to Friendship. A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Burch-Messier Walnut Street Chapel, 1235 Walnut Street, Bedford, with Rev. Danny Holdren officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.