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Minnie Crenshaw Turner
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Funeral services for Minnie Crenshaw Turner, 93, of Alto, were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Terry Benfield officiating. Burial followed in Yonah Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Scott Ledbetter officiating.

Mrs. Turner died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at her residence following a sudden illness.

Born Jan. 8, 1919, in Banks County, she was the daughter of the late Jesse and Chalcie Parson Crenshaw. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Wesley Turner; stepsons, William Turner, Robert Turner and Joe Turner; sisters, Margie Wade, Mae Morris, Sallie Thompson, Lila Ferguson, Dessie Potts and Laura Echols; and brothers, Felton Crenshaw, Curtis Crenshaw and Pierce Crenshaw.

Mrs. Turner was formerly employed with New Holland Mills and Riegel Textile Corporation, now known as Mt. Vernon Mills. She was the oldest living member of Cornelia Congregational Holiness Church.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Tanoa Turner of Alto; son, Tearle Turner of Baldwin; stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Mac and Jean Turner of Baldwin; daughters-in-law, Hazel Howard of Cleveland, and Mavis Turner of Marietta; grandchildren, Stefanie Eaton and her husband, Michael, Matthew Turner, Kenza Turner, and Kyran Turner; and 13 stepgrandchildren.

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Arrangements were in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.

The Northeast Georgian

December 12, 2012