Dr. Harry Leland Turner, Jr.

Dr. Harry Leland Turner, Jr., 71, left this life on October 2, 2021, in Gulfport, MS.  He was affectionately known by friends and family as “Speedy”. He was born on March 13, 1950, in Hattiesburg, MS to Harry Leland, Sr. and Mary Jeanne Smith Turner.


He is preceded in death by his wife, Patsy McKay Turner; his parents, and his brother William (Billy).

He is survived by his sister, Jennifer Conerly (Steve); brother, David Turner (Lou); sister-in-law, Lynn Turner (Billy); son, Jason Little (Michelle); daughters, Katie Boler (Chris) and Madison Sanford (Jude); his 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.


Services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, October 8, 2021 at Main Street United Methodist Church in Hattiesburg, MS.

Interment will follow at Roseland Park Cemetery in Hattiesburg.

Visitation will begin at 12:00 Noon Friday at Main Street UMC.