Helen May Turner

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By The Staff

CARROLLTON, Ky. – Helen May Turner, 85, of Carrollton died Friday, July 11, 2008, at Baptist Hospital Northeast Hospice in La Grange, Ky.

Funeral services were Monday, July 14, at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave., Carrollton, with the Rev. Tom Jennings officiating. Burial was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in  Owenton, Ky.

Mrs. Turner was born Aug. 24, 1922, in Sweet Owen, Owen County, Ky., to the late Fred and Martha (Shields) Raisor. She was a housewife and a member of Milton Baptist Church.

Survivors include her niece, Deborah Jane Lewellyn of Carrollton; a nephew, Garry Lee Ennis, also of Carrollton; two great nephews,  Tim and Ross Lewellyn; and a great niece, Susan Lewellyn.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley C. Turner, and a sister, Louella Jane (Raisor) Ennis.

Pallbearers were Tim Lewellyn, Tony Lewellyn, Andrew Jennings, Matthew Jennings, Stephen Couch and the Rev. Stan Reedy. Honorary Pallbearers were Ross Lewellyn and Scott Jennings.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon Memorial Bibles. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at the funeral home’s Web site, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.