Huntsville - Gena Mae Turner Nabors, passed away peacefully on January 7th, 2017, at the age of 90. Gena was born in Amory, Mississippi on September 22, 1926, to the late William Restus and Valeria Parham Turner. Gena attended Hatley High School and Amory High School where she achieved All State Honors as a basketball player. She married Guy Marvin Nabors after World War II and they were happily married for 62 years. She enjoyed watching sports, primarily SEC football, and Tennessee women's basketball. As a Christian, everyone is confident she is at home in heaven. She is survived by her Children: Dennis Nabors (Ruth), Jan N. Ellis (Jimmy); grandchildren, Caroline N. Rosen (Brent), Dennis Nabors, Jr., Spratling Nabors, Robert Barrow (Paula), Scott Barrow (Laura Beth), Krysten Ellis, and Sean Ellis(Anjali). Additionally, she is survived by her great grandchildren: Hannah, Hunter, Hayden, Boothe, Olivia, and Maeve. She was preceded in death by her husband Guy Marvin Nabors, and her parents Restus Turner and Valeria Parham Turner, her aunt Lucian Morgan Parham who was like a mother, and brothers, Herman P. Turner and Eubert U. Turner. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM till 12:00 PM at Pickles Funeral Home in Amory, MS on Saturday, January 14, 2017 with a Graveside service following at the Masonic Cemetery in Amory. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary Pallbearers will be Scott Barrow, Spratling Nabors, and Morningside of Madison staff and residents. In lieu of flowers recommended donations to your favorite breast cancer charity, lymphoma charity, or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Memories and Condolences may be shared with her family at EEPickleFuneralHome.com .
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