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Cathy Jo Turner, 60, Columbia, KY (1958-2019)

She loved spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends.

Cathy Jo Turner of Columbia, KY died Monday, April 29, 2019 at T. J. Health Columbia. She was 60 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 1pmCT on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY. Bro Ralph Foster and Bro. Terry England will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Bearwallow Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4pmCT until 8pmCT at the funeral home and will continue on Wednesday morning until time for the service.

Born July 13, 1958, in Franklin, IN she was the daughter of the late William Charles Costello and Velva Bryant Burton of Columbia who survives. In addition to her father she was preceded in death by a brother William Charles Costello, Jr.

Cathy attended the Bloomington Chapel Brethren in Christ Church. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends.

Survivors include her husband Rufus "Bill" Turner; two daughters, Shelly Yarberry (Mike Schorman) and Christy Burton (Kevin) both of Columbia, KY; seven grandchildren Jeremy Burton (Brittany), Brooklynn Willis (K C), Kaylee Burton, Keaton Burton, Braxleigh Burton, Marcus Yarberry and Gracie Schorman; three great-grandchildren Rylee Willis, Isabella Burton and Dallas Burton; a brother Jeff Costello of Russell Springs, KY; a sister Sandra England (Terry) of Edinburgh, IN; special family friends Janie, Nick, Haley, D J and Donnie Curry all of Columbia and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Nick Curry, Brian Burton, Jeremy Burton, K. C. Willis, James Walker and Donnie Curry.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Cathy Jo Turner, 60, Columbia, KY (1958-2019)

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