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Maria Gertrude “Rye” Turner Belton 88 of Norwood died Saturday Morning, January 27, 2018.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Bennettsville AME Zion Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The Family will receive friends Saturday from 1:30 until 2:00 at the church. Mrs. Belton will lie in state from 2:00 until 5:00 Friday Afternoon, February 2, 2018 at Edwards Funeral Home in Norwood.
Mrs. Belton was born August 6, 1929 in Stanly County to the late Andrew and Nezzie Wall Turner. She was a member of Bennettsville AME Zion Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Belton, grandson Trevor Turner, Two Sisters and Five Brothers.
She is survived by her son Delano Turner and her daughter Alice Turner both of Norwood. One brother, Jasper Turner and one sister, Sarah Turner both of Norwood. Three Grandchildren, Terence and Delano Turner and Shawanna Long. Five Great-Grandchildren, Shmira Dumas, Anthony “Ace” Long III and Avonna Long.