Christie Turk



Pontotoc – Mrs. Christie Dawn Fairley Turk, 59, died Monday, July 24, 2017 at North MS Medical Center Hospice Unit following an extended illness. She was born November 2, 1957 in Vardaman, MS to Kenny Fairley and Mildrid Louise Parsons. Christie was a homemaker and enjoyed working crossword puzzles and watching television. She was a member of the Okolona Church of Christ.

A funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 29, 2017 in the Okolona Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Minister Tommy Lawson and Minister Doyle Britt officiating. Private burial will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to service time. Condolences to the family may be e-mailed to

Survivors include her daughter, April Foster of Pontotoc; four brothers, Richard Fairley, Ronnie Phillips, Donnie Phillips, and Bob Dye; one sister, Vickie Williams; two grandchildren, Emily Carrillo and Amanda Foster; three great-grandchildren, Sofia Carrillo, Aubrey Carrillo, and Giovanni Carrillo; a host of other near relatives. She is preceded in death by her parents and late husband, John Turk who died in 2003.