COMMERCE -- Mrs. Katherine Sheridan Turner, 91, of Maysville, passed away on September 1, 2012 after a brief illness at Magnolia Manor in Americus, GA where she had resided since March 2012.

She was born October 13, 1920 in Maysville, GA to Addis Carr Sheridan and John Waters Sheridan. She attended Maysville Elementary School, Maysville High School and Toccoa Falls Institute. She worked for the Atlanta Stove Works, Atlanta, GA and Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA. She was married to John Bassett Turner of McDonough, GA for 58 years until his death on September 17, 2001.

Mrs. Turner is survived by two daughters, Sheridan Turner Rushton (H. Nelson Rushton, III) of Albany, GA and Daune Turner Davis (James E. Davis) of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl; grandchildren, Matthew Hampton Rushton (Casey Christy Rushton); H. Nelson "Bert" Rushton, IV and Katherine Carr Krestalude (Adam George Krestalude); great grandchildren, Hampton Banks Rushton, Christopher West Rushton and Witton Coye Rushton.

A lifelong Presbyterian, Mrs. Turner was a member of Commerce Presbyterian Church in Commerce, GA. She was an accomplished pianist, avid gardener and reader.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 4 at 11:00 AM from the graveside of Sunrise Cemetery with Rev. Monty Nelson officiating.

Little-Ward Funeral Home

Commerce, GA 706/335-3175