From the Richmond Dispatch, 12/7?/1901
R. R. TURNERíS
Was County Chairman of Isle of Wight - Smithfield Personals.
SMITHFIELD, VA., December 5. -
(Special.) - The sudden death of Mr. R. R. Turner, which occurred near here
to-day, was quite a shock to everyone.
Mr. Turner seemed quite well when
he left his home, and rode to the house of a neighbor, Mr. Hollowman, to look at
a horse; while there he was taken suddenly sick and dropped dead in the yard.
Mr. Turner recently succeeded Mr.
C. F. Day as county chairman of the Democratic party of Isle of Wight. He leaves
a widow ad one son, Dr. Willie Turner.
[remainder of article contain
various social items from Smithfield - not transcribed.]
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