Donnell Turner is receiving condolences from the daytime community and his many followers. The General Hospital actor is sharing on social media news of a deep, personal loss.
Donnell Turner Shares Sad News
“It is with a saddened and heavy heart that I share that my beautiful mother, Dr. Lorraine Sylvester, passed away unexpectedly this past Friday, August 27th,” Donnell Turner wrote on Instagram. “She had just turned 70 years old on August 14th.
“For those who knew Mom and had the pleasure of meeting her, you know how full of life she was, her effervescent personality, how she always carried a bright light everywhere she went and had a positive word to say about everyone,” Turner continued.
A Loving Tribute
“Mom was not only a dynamic mother to three sons, but she was a loving grandmother, doting great-grandmother, faithful sister, caring aunt, evangelist, educator, administrator, therapist, and friend,” the GH star added. “She was a beautiful person and a strong woman who had much wisdom to share.” You can see in the slide show below that Turner’s mother visited him at the GH set.
“Going forward, I am not sure from where I will get my wisdom, but I am sure that Mom adequately prepared me for what lies ahead,” Turner shares. “Her memory and legacy will forever live on, and I am eternally grateful for the 48 years I was blessed to have with her. I attempted to give her the flowers she so richly deserved while she was here, yet I can’t help but feel I could have done more.
“Please keep my family in your thoughts and prayers,” GH’s Curtis Ashford concluded. “Thank you for your condolences and for allowing me to share my lovely mother with you. May she RIP. I love you, Mom. Thank you in advance for respecting my family’s privacy during this time of bereavement.”
Soap Hub sends sincere condolences to Donnell Turner and his family at this difficult time. Donations for the Turner family can get sent to: 4502 S. Thompson Ave. Tacoma WA. 98418.