Mrs. Mary Williams Turner, 64, a prominent Mt. Vernon woman of
pioneer local ancestry and the wife of Edward Turner, veteran Mt. Vernon barber
and barbershop owner now operating the Pocket Hotel shop, died at 6 a.m. today
at her home at 219 East Second street.
The Turners are adjacent neighbors of the Lawrence N. Weintraut Sr., family. Mr. Weintraut
died early yesterday.
Mrs. Williams had been in failing health for several years and
seriously ill since May.
The body is at Weisinger Funeral Home
where friends may call after Thursday.
Elder Leo Dodd, Eldorado, Ill., of the PrimitiveBaptistChurch will conduct the funeral service at Friday in Weisinger
chapel. Burial will be in Bellefontaine cemetery.
Mrs. Turner was a member of Harrow Relief Corps and the American
Legion Auxiliary unit of Owen Dunn post, No. 5. She was a native of
Center township, a daughter of Thomas N. Williams and Dicie Cox Williams.
addition to the husband, are a son, Robert E. Mt. Vernon; a daughter, Miss
Marian Turner, Louisville, Ky., two grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Anna
Little, Francis N.M. and Mrs. Ambrose H. Harbert,