Jean Martin Turner

November 15, 1938 ~ May 17, 2021 (age 82)


Jean Martin Turner, age 82, of Dublin, passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021.

Mrs. Turner was born on November 15, 1938, in Laurens County to the late Willard “Buddy” Shepard and the late Gladys Register Shepard. She was a homemaker and retired from Rockwell Automation. Mrs. Turner was a member of Blackville Church of God.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Vickie Caneega, and Phyllis Popovich Proctor

Survivors include her husband, Ephraim Lewis Turner, Sr. of Dublin; sons, Ronnie Martin (Rose), and  Lewis Turner (Teresa), both of Dublin; daughter, Susan Morris, of Swainsboro; granddaughters,  Deidra Jackson, and Dawn Helms, both of Dublin; great-grandchildren, Nick Jackson, Ryan Jackson, Emily Helms, and Justin Helms; brother, Tommy Shepard (Debra), of Dublin, and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at Dublin Memorial Gardens. Rev. Barry Peavy will officiate.

The family requests no flowers. Memorial contributions are encouraged in Mrs. Jean’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at

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Graveside Service
May 19, 2021

10:00 AM
Dublin Memorial Gardens
2986 U.S. 80
Dublin, Georgia 31021


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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