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Helen Turner, Adair County, KY (1921-2013)

She was from highly regarded Adair County, KY, ancestry and the matriarch of a distinguished family. She was the daughter of the late Ernest and Dorcus Bottoms Goodin of Knifley, and the widow of J. Ormal Turner. She leaves 17 direct living descendants. She was a faithful member of the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene and attended as long as her health permitted. She was a homemaker and is warmly remembered by the many who were entrusted to her childcare over the years.
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Helen Turner, 91, of Columbia, KY, died Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 11:55pmCT, at Summit Manor Health & Rehab Center, Columbia, KY.

Funeral service: Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 11amCT/12pm noon ET, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. David Kemp and Donnie Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT/5pmET, Friday, February 15, 2013, at the funeral home.

Helen Turner, Adair County, KY (1921-2013)

She was born Thursday, July 28, 1921, in Knifley, KY. She was the daughter of the late Ernest and Dorcus Bottoms Goodin. She died Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at the age of 91 years, six months, and 16 days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J. Ormal Turner on September 21, 1999 and by four brothers and two sisters; Wesley, Elbert, Chester and Hollis Goodin, Nellie Spense, Viola Wells.

She was a faithful member of Columbia First Church of the Nazarene as long as her health permitted.

Survivors include the following:
  • Two daughters: Carol (Gene) Loy of Columbia, KY; and Kay (James) Brock of Hermitage, TN

  • Six grandchildren: Georgina Roy of Columbia, Doug Neal of Lexington, KY; and Mike Neal of Louisville, KY; Scott Neal of Cosby, TN, Ginger Willis of Columbia, KY; and Kevin Brock of Mt. Juliet, TN

  • Nine great grandchildren

  • Several nieces, nephews and friends
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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2013-02-14 13:43:57

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Helen Turner, Adair County, KY (1921-2013)

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