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Turner, Georgia M.

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Georgia M. Turner 89, of Yates City, Illinois passed away Monday, June 16, 2014 at 11:15 P.M. at the Heartland Health Care Center in Canton, Illinois.


Georgia was born on August 30, 1924 in Knox County, Illinois, the daughter of George and Lois (Boyle) Shelton. She was reared and educated in the Elmwood area. She married H. Eugene Turner on October 31, 1948 in Knoxville, Illinois. He preceded her in death on January 29, 1985.

She is survived by her two daughters; Teresa Turner of Yates City, IL and Jere (Douglas) Bleichner of rural Yates City, IL, two grandchildren; Chad (Brenda) Bleichner of Mapleton, IL and Connie Bleichner of Mapleton, IL, two great-grandchildren; Alexandra and Adalia Bleichner.

Georgia was preceded in death by her Husband, Parents, 2 Sisters and 1 Brother.

She was an assembler for L.R. Nelson, formerly of Princeville, IL where she retired in 1987 after 20 years of service. Georgia was also an avid St. Louis Cardinals Fan.

A graveside funeral service will be held on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the Elmwood Cemetery in Elmwood, Illinois. Rev. Chris Deacon of the Faith United Presbyterian Church in Yates City will be officiating the service. Memorial donations may be made to the B.Y.E Ambulance Service. The Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home in Knoxville, Illinois is assisting the family. Online condolences can be left at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com