MONROE – Berthalyne Turner, 86, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013.
She was the daughter of the late Rupert and Evie Kinney Ruark. She attended Mt. Vernon Christian Church in Monroe and was a NASCAR enthusiast. Mrs. Turner was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Junior Turner; and daughters, Rachel Sims and Ramona Mauldin.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Joanne and Skip Denn, Hull, and Marie and Phil Austin, Lilburn; grandchildren, Tommy Porterfield, Hull, Stacey Helms, Athens, Sherry Mauldin, Portland, Ore., Steven and Stephanie Austin, Fort Worth, Texas, Donna and Scott Lewis, Monroe, Marsha and Jeff Bland, New Bern, N.C., Jonathan and Jackie Denn, Havelock, N.C.; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ann Mobley, Statham.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 21, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Smith Funeral Home with Pastor Vada White officiating. Burial will be at Barrow Memorial Gardens in Winder.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.