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Karen Mae Turner, 76, of Indianapolis, formerly Shelbyville

Karen Mae Turner, 76, of Indianapolis, former Shelbyville resident, passed away Tuesday,

October 13, 2020 at Eagle Creek Health Care Center in Indianapolis.


Born June 28, 1944 in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of Lemuel Handy and Lula Mae

(Woods) Handy. 


Survivors include 2 sons- Greggory Scott Burris (wife Jorgia) of Woodbridge, Virginia, Warren

Allen Burris of Orlando, Florida; 1 sister Nancy Branch of Shelbyville; 2 grandchildren- Israel 

Smith and Malia Burris.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and 2 sisters- Betty Smith

and Shirley Render.


Mrs. Turner lived most of her lifetime in Shelbyville, and graduated from Shelbyville High School

in 1962.   She had been a secretary at General Electric/Wellman's where she retired after many 

years of service.


A private burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.