The Passing of a Trailblazer
March 19, 2020
Early Tuesday, March 17, the news arrived of the passing of local attorney William Landis Turner, age 79, who passed away at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia following a brief illness.
Landis and his wife, Janet, moved to Hohenwald in 1967 where he joined the Hohenwald law firm founded by William C. Keaton, which became known as Keaton & Turner. Current Lewis County Circuit Judge Michael Spitzer later joined the firm.
During Mr. Turner's career, he served the Tennessee Bar Association, holding many positions including speaker of the house of delegates and rising to the preside...