Devene M. Turner-Watkins

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Devene M. Turner-Watkins, age 31, passed away on September 3, 2020. He was born on February 15, 1989 at Grant Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He attended FCI Academy and was employed by Buckeye City Automotive as a car salesman. Devene loved helping people and was always there when you needed him. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his two daughters, and playing basketball.

Devene leaves to forever cherish his memory, parents David and Christine Watkins and Theodora Turner, daughters SaMiyrah and Miley Turner, sisters Shaneka Turner, Kwanza (Darnell) Maxwell, Britney Turner, Desiree’ Watkins, brother Sean (Yhasmenda) Williams, grandmother Sylvia Watts, grandparents Willie (Equilla) Lipsey, mother of his children Santina Burt a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at True Love Ministry, 1634 Minnesota Ave.


Interment at Glen Rest Memorial Estates.

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Condolence Messages

  1. We love you so much Devene… I just can’t believe this happened to you. I’m so sorry, I just wish I could call you one last time, argue with you, tell you how much your kids miss you… anything one last time. I love you…please watch over me, your kids, your family we all need it the most right now. We are hurting so bad Devene.

  2. I love you Devene Watkins/Turner forever Aunt Janice and cousin Tedvin & Emmanuel will miss you forever, We praying for your safe journey home while you Transition to Heavenly plane and remember watch over you parents : Doe &David and step-mom Christine trialing with your 2 daughters and 4 sister and 1 brother forever more.

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayer, because he cares for you. Truly sorry for your loss.

  4. Sending my sincere condolences to the family. Praying for all of you for peace & comfort.

  5. James and Sabrina Jamison

    On behalf of the Jamison Family we would like to send our condolences, as well as our prayers to the gamily for the loss of Devene. He was a good young man who will be missed but never forgotten.

  6. To the Watkins Family

    My sincere condolences to you all. Devene was a very sweet young man. He will be missed. God is still faithful. I am praying for you all.

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