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Starla Jean Darrity Turpin

December 17, 1961 — November 22, 2023

Randleman

 

Starla Jean Darrity Turpin, age 61, of Randleman passed away on November 22, 2023 at Moses Cone Hospital.

Mrs. Turpin was born in Randolph County on December 17, 1961 to Pete Darrity and Peggy Jean Davis Darrity.  Starla was employed, for 15 years, as a supervisor with Prestige Fabricators.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Peggy Darrity, her grandmother, Granny Marie Pugh, and her grandson, Noah Turpin. Starla was known as “Mother Goose” and loved her family, “Love you to the moon back down to the dirt.”  Starla enjoyed traveling and thrift shopping at Goodwill.

She is survived by her husband of 10 years, Rick Turpin; father and step-mother, Pete Darrity and Sheila; daughter, Afton Jean Reitzel of Randleman; sons, Timothy Clyde Reitzel, Jr. “Rabbit” of Randleman, Earnest Eugene Reitzel “Corky” and wife Amy of Randleman, Bradley Carson Turpin and wife Susan of Archdale, Jason Clark Turpin and wife Tracey of Barnwell, SC, and Dillon Byrd and girlfriend Kaitlyn of Randleman; grandchildren, Bradley, Knowledge, Autumn, Bubba, Summer, Raylin, Lora, Jesse, and Addison; great grandchildren, Layla and Vivian; sisters, Darla Allred and husband Buddy of Randleman, Angela Roberts of Seagrove, Kasey Roberts of Randleman, and Carolyn White of Asheboro; niece, Chelsea Allred; great niece, Little Peggy; Godmother, Aunt Faye; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; brothers-in-law, Paul Turpin and wife Gwen, Ronnie Turpin and wife Pam, Gary Turpin and wife Cathy, and David Turpin and wife Shelby; and sister-in-law, Paula VunCannon and husband Ronnie.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 26, 2023 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 600 South Main Street in Randleman.  Funeral Services will be held on Monday, November 27, 2023 at 3:00 pm at Midway Wesleyan Church, 331 Worthville Road in Randleman with Pastor Kevin Rollins and Pastor Jimmy Honeycutt officiating.  Burial will follow at the Midway Wesleyan Church Cemetery. Click here for the livestream, upload a photo, or add a memory

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Visitation

Sunday, November 26, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Randleman

600 S. Main St., Randleman, NC 27317

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Funeral Service

Monday, November 27, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Burial

Monday, November 27, 2023

Starts at 3:45 pm (Eastern time)

Midway Wesleyan Church Cemetery

331 Worthville Rd, Randleman, NC 27317

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