Obituaries

Obituaries

Mary Ann Turkington 1935 - 2006 Alpharetta, Ga.

Graveside services for Mary Ann Turkington, 71, of Alpharetta, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Chapel Hill-Butler Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kansas City, Kan.Mrs. Turkington died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at North Fulton Regional Hospital in Alpharetta. She was born May 7, 1935, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Royal Theodore "Ted" and Evelyn Sarah Williams. She graduated from Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, Kan., and Baker University in Baldwin, Kan. She moved to Georgia in 1997.Mrs. Turkington worked for the Ogallala, Neb., Public School System, where she taught elementary and middle school. She later taught in Lawrence, Kan. She was a member of the Ogallala Arts Council and United Methodist Church. She married Ray Turkington and in 1974 moved to Ogallala.Survivors include two sons, Ted Turkington, Roswell, Ga., and Jim Turkington, Fort Worth, Texas; a sister, Pat Williams, Lawrence; and four grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to a charity of the donor's choice.