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Thelma J. Turner

Thelma J. Turner, 78, of Connersville passed away Sunday morning, October 6, 2019, at Reid Health, Richmond.

One of two daughters of Walker and Juanita Anderson Burch, Thelma was born in Franklin County, Indiana, on November 2, 1940. She graduated with honors from Whitewater High School in Franklin County with the class of 1967.

Following graduation, Thelma was employed at Franklin County Co-Op, and for thirty years at Visteon in Connersville, retiring in 1999. She was a member of Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and the Brookville Order of the Eastern Star. In her leisure time, Thelma enjoyed sewing and bowling. A loving mother and grandmother, Thelma took pride in spending time with her family.

Survivors include a daughter, Sherry Burgdoerfer of Connersville; five grandchildren, Christopher (Tiffany) Burgdoerfer of Connersville, Jeremy Burgdoerfer of Connersville, Jacob Turner of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, Brooke Ashcraft (Rusty Hann) of Morris Hill, Indiana, Tiffany Turner of Batesville, Indiana; ten great-grandchildren, Jeremy Turner, Chris Turner, Matt Oberting, Taylor Hobbs, Sadie Matheny, Brayden Burgdoerfer, Mason Burgdoerfer, Felisha Ashcraft, Ali Ashcraft, Mackenzie Ashcraft; one great-great-granddaughter, Remmy Mae Williams; a sister, Mary Ann (Fred) Barnes of Franklin County; several nieces and nephews.

Thelma was preceded in death by her parents; and a son, Thomas “Skip” Turner.

Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Laurel North Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation or Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation. Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.