Obituary for Leona Turner Fagg

Leona Turner Fagg, 80, of Pulaski, Va passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2021. Leona was born in Pulaski, VA on December 24, 1940. She is the daughter of the late Richard Kunkel Turner and Georgia Shinault Turner Saul. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Bobby Turner, Rodney Turner, and sisters, Mildred Ellis, Freda Alexander, and Phyllis Germonto.

She leaves behind her loving husband of 59 years, Kenneth Harrell Fagg, daughter and son in law Leigh Ann Fagg Brewster and Todd of Claytor Lake and special daughters and son in laws, Kim Meredith Kirtner and Patrick of Wytheville, Va. and My Meredith-Jubb and T.J.of Bristow, Va, four grandchildren who were the light of her life, Madison and Elliott Brewster, and Meleah and Reed Kirtner. She is also survived by a brother, William R. Turner of TN, and many nieces, nephews, and wonderful friends.

Leona worked at Coleman Furniture after graduating Pulaski High School in1958 and then at Pulaski Furniture where she was a loyal employee and executive secretary for over 40 years. She treasured her co-workers and time at Pulaski Furniture and enjoyed reminiscing of the glory days and getting ready for the High Point Furniture Market.

Leona was an avid sports fan.  She loved all things Cougars! She especially loved football and watching her grandson, Elliott, play for the Cougars and the VMI Keydets.  She also loved watching Meleah and Reed play basketball for the Wytheville Maroons, and was looking forward to trips to ETSU to watch Meleah play.  Her favorite spot was sitting on the porch at the lake and listening to her granddaughter Madison singing and playing the guitar. She had a love for reading and always had a book in her hand.

The family will receive friends and family at Stevens Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 6 at 11:00am and the funeral service will begin at 12:00pm. Interment will follow in the mausoleum at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin, Va. The Rev. Robert Osborne will be officiating.

Stevens Funeral Home in Pulaski, Va. is serving the Fagg family. Online condolences may be made at