LEXINGTON, Ky. - Anne Howard Preston Turner beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, born May 28, 1919 in Lexington KY passed away April 3, 2013 after a lengthy illness.
She was preceded in death by her parents Gretchen Miller Preston and William Preston, a sister Jean Preston Alexander and a brother William Wickliffe Preston, as well as her husband of 47 years Job Darbin Turner Jr.
Mrs. Turner graduated from Mt. Holyoke College in South Hadley Mass. with a BA in Art History and a number of awards in Horsemanship. After working briefly at the Bluegrass Army Depot during WWII, she became a homemaker and volunteered for several organizations including: Junior League of Lexington, Needle Work Guild, Frontier Nursing Service, Colonial Dames of America in KY, Garden Club of Lexington. She was a lifelong member of the Cathedral of Christ the King and a former member of the Idle Hour Country Club, the Lexington Country Club and the Iroquois Hunt Club.
She is survived by a son Job Darbin (Charlotte) Turner III, Anne Preston Turner (Samuel Charles) Kraus, grandchildren, Charlotte Turner (Mike) McCoy, Job Darbin Turner IV, two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at the Cathedral of Christ the King at 11 am on Monday with burial following at the Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday 4-6 at Milward- Broadway and 10-11 on Monday preceding the service at CTK.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass or The Cathedral of Christ the King.
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