OBITUARY

Elizabeth G. "Beth" Turner

August 8, 1969November 14, 2012

Springfield, IL Elizabeth G. “Beth” Turner, 43, of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Indianapolis, IN, August 8, 1969 the daughter of Lincoln and Gean Cole Cochran. She married Merrill Turner Jr. February 22, 1992 in Springfield and he survives. She is also survived by her three children; Olivia, Emma and Matthew Turner all at home, her parents Lincoln and Gean Cochran, her brother, Matt (Peggy) Cochran all of Springfield, her sister, Meghan (Anthony) Oh, of Chatham, IL and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents. Beth earned her bachelor of arts in Accounting. She was the operations manager of the orthopedic and podiatry department of Springfield Clinic. She was a member of Laurel United Methodist Church where she served as a Sunday School Teacher for several years. Beth also was a past Girl Scout leader at Sandburg School. Visitation: The family will receive friends from 4-7 pm Monday November 19, 2012 at Bisch Funeral Home West 2931 S. Koke Mill Rd. Springfield, IL. Funeral Service: A funeral service will be held at 10 am Tuesday November 20, 2012 at Laurel United Methodist Church 630 S. Grand Ave. West with Rev. Jerry King officiating. Burial will follow in Chatham Memorial Cemetery, Chatham, IL. In lieu of flowers, those that wish may direct memorial contributions in Beth’s memory to "Fight for Beth" c/o Marine Bank in Springfield to be used for the education of her children or the Laurel United Methodist Church. Please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at www.bischfuneralhomewest.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, November 19, 2012
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 20, 2012
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Elizabeth G. "Beth" Turner

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Katherine Whitlock

November 30, 2012

I first met Beth on the ice and then we became neighbors many years later. She was a remarkable woman with an amazing spirit and she will shine on through her wonderful family. My prayers are with you.

Aaron Hinds

November 22, 2012

Linc and Gean and the Turner family, As a funeral director, I have dealt with many deaths overs 25 years, I just heard of Beth's passing today, and my heart breaks for you and your family. I will pray that your family has all the love and support that you all should have. Beth was always a first class lady.

Aaron Hinds

November 22, 2012

I have just heard of Beth's passing, I cant express my sympathy towards her family, I hope your family has the prayers that I and my sister would hope for. I am really sorry that I was not there for the visitation, I will make a contribution in her honor.

Angela Kamrath

November 21, 2012

I was so terribly saddened to hear of Beths passing. She was an exceptionally beautiful woman inside and out. Her loving, caring heart made her a wonderful friend and mother. I'm praying for the whole family during this difficult time. May God comfort you all

Amy Hinds kulek

November 21, 2012

I am so deeply sadden to hear of Beths passing...she was a wonderful friend...such great memories of her on the ice...praying for the whole family during this difficult time...may God comfort you all

Beth Frasco Trotter

November 20, 2012

I have many happy memories of skating with Beth when we were kids. We all admired Beth for her ability, dedication and most of all her wonderful positive energy that shined through both on and off the ice. My deepest condolences to her family and especially her children.

Bev Bandy

November 20, 2012

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I pray that your beautiful memories of her will sustain you through this time of sorrow.

November 20, 2012

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

November 19, 2012

I am thinking of and praying for your intire family. My son is Beth's age and I can only imagine the sorrow this must bring to all of you. It is a shame to lose such a good and giving person, but she will always be remembered by her family and friends.

Marcia Cole Dalkert

Dulany and Pat Sriner

November 19, 2012

We are so sorry to hear of Beth's passing. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of the Turners, Cochrans, and Oh families.
Sincere sympathy, love, and prayers,