Lifenotes: Wilma “Trip” Turner; Don Wright; Logan Pereira; Betty Sue Crockett

MusicRow sends deep condolences to members of the music community who have recently lost loved ones.

Longtime Nashville publicist/writer Judi Turner’s mother, Wilma “Trip” Turner passed away Wednesday (7/7). She was 84. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, July 10 at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church in Gainesville, Georgia. She is survived by daughter Judi, sons Ben, Dade City, Florida, and Johnny, Gainesville, and two grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum or the Ministry of Caring, First Baptist Church, Gainesville, for which Mrs. Turner was a long-time volunteer.
First Baptist Church is located at 751 Green Street NW, Gainesville, GA  30501; (770) 534-7354.


Don Wright, father of Show Dog-Universal Records President Mark Wright, passed away Wednesday (7/7) in Bella Vista, AR. Services are Saturday at Bella Vista Community Church in Bella Vista AR. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Rd, Springdale, AR 72762 Or Wings of Hope, 18370 Wings of Hope Blvd, St. Louis, MO. 63005


Logan Walter Pereira, son of Taillight TV VP/partner Chandra LaPlume-Pereira and her husband Jeff Pereira, passed away July 6, 2010 at Vanderbilt Hospital. Born August 8, 2008, he was nearing his second birthday. Logan’s grandmother Jeannine Pereira remains in ICU. WKRN reports that the infant and grandmother were found in a swimming pool, after she was carrying him in the water and possibly experienced a medical issue. Funeral services for Logan will be Friday, July 9 at Christ the King church on Belmont Blvd. Visitation is from 10:30 AM-12:30 PM, with service immediately following, also at Christ the King.


Craig Morgan’s mother Betty Sue Crockett passed away peacefully at home on Sat. July 3. She was 63 and had been battling cancer. Born in Davidson County, “Mammy” was a loving wife, mother, cabinet maker and devoted Baptist. Visitation will be today, Tuesday, July 6 from 2-8PM at Taylor Funeral Home in Dickson, TN. Funeral services will be conducted Wed. July 7, at 9 AM, also at Taylor Funeral Home, followed by burial at the Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Pegram. Memorial donations may be made to the Center for Pancreatic Cancer research or to Billy’s Place (a home to be built for displaced children) c/o Taylor Funeral Home, 214 N. Main St. Dickson, TN 37055.



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