In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Billy Ray Turner; and a sister, Sally Nantz.
She is survived by her children, Billy Wayne Hensley of Harlan, KY and Harold Turner of Viper, KY; brothers, Delmus Turner of Ohio and Ernest Turner of Hazard, KY; sisters, Nancy Adams and Robert of Slemp, KY, Laurie Turner of Lexington, KY, Alta Sorrells and Bobby of Beaver Dam, KY, Patricia Baker and Larry of Gordon, KY, and Imogene Keener of Owensboro, KY; a longtime friend, Chester Baker of Cumberland, KY; and a host of family and friends.
Graveside services will be held for Mary Ellen at the Peaceful Branch Cemetery in Gordon on Monday, September 24, 2012, at 1 pm with Donald Wayne Jackson, Bobby Sorrells, and David Hill officiating.
You may leave online condolences for the family at www.harlanobits.net.
Tri City Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.