Mr. Karl Turner, age 42, of Dallas, died Thursday, December 1, 2011. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, December 4, 2011 at Elizabeth Baptist Church in Marietta with Reverend Steve Echols officiating. The body will lie in state from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Turner was born in Marietta and was a supervisor with AGS Waterproofing. He was a lifetime member of Elizabeth Baptist Church where he served as Worship Leader, Sunday School Teacher, and AWANA Games Leader. Mr. Turner was preceded in death by his mother and step-father, Lynn and Sam Sansom. Survivors include wife, Marsha Carter Turner of Dallas; father, Ken Turner (Lana) of Smyrna; son, Tristan Karl Turner of Dallas; daughter, Courtney Lynn Turner of Dallas; sisters, Kim Turner Daniel (Billy) of Dallas, Kelah S. McNeill (David) of Duluth, Apodaca (Sam) of Marietta; brother-in-law, Mike Carter (Zana); mother and father-in-law, Joan G. and Lois Carter of Oxford, AL; many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta. (770)424-4924. In lieu of flowers, you can make a direct contribution to the the chilrens’ college fund or the Turner family in general. If you would like to directly fund the childrens’ college education, you may do so by sending a check made payable to “CollegeAmerica” and mail to: American Funds Service Company, P.O. Box 2713, Norfolk, VA 23501-2713. Or you can send it overnight to 5300 Robin Hood Road, Norfolk, VA 23513-2430. Make sure to reference account number 86471987 on all contributions. If you would like to make a contribution to the Turner family you may do so by mailing a contribution to 360 Viola Drive, Dallas, GA 30157.