In memory of
Judith Ann Turk
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In memory of
Judith Ann Turk
Judith Ann Turk Nashville - Born March 3, 1941 in Bloomington, IL, passed away June 18, 2019 at the age of 78. Graduate of the University of Illinois, B.S. in home economics and minor in journalism, post graduate work at Michigan State University. Ms. Turk enjoyed a more-than-40-year career in information services and public relations, with work largely focused in education, medical services, and the arts. She began her professional career at Michigan State in Information Services, later serving as Assistant to former MSU President Clifton R. Wharton. After a move to Texas, she served as practice development director for the Eye Center of Central Texas and as a volunteer for area arts and cultural organizations. She served as president of the Handweavers Guild of Central Texas. An active supporter of the Nashville arts community for many years, Ms. Turk has served as newsletter editor for the Travellers Rest Historic Home Museum and the Handweavers Guild of Nashville. Ms. Turk is survived by her husband Thomas L. Turk of Nashville; daughter Tisha Turk, Grinnell, IA; son Benjamin Turk, Long Beach, CA; brother Ron Prochnow, Bloomington, IL; sister-in-law Jane Schlansker, Fort Worth, TX; several nieces, cousins and special Nashville friends. A celebration of her life will be held on July 20th from 11 am -1 pm at the Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens Pavilion. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to Tennessee Craft or a charity of choice.
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In memory of
Judith Ann Turk
Judith Ann Turk Nashville - Born March 3, 1941 in Bloomington, IL, passed away June 18, 2019 at the age of 78. Graduate of the University of Illinois, B.S. in home economics and minor in journalism, post graduate work at Michigan State University. Ms. Turk enjoyed a more-than-40-year career in information services and public relations, with work largely focused in education, medical services, and the arts. She began her professional career at Michigan State in Information Services, later serving as Assistant to former MSU President Clifton R. Wharton. After a move to Texas, she served as practice development director for the Eye Center of Central Texas and as a volunteer for area arts and cultural organizations. She served as president of the Handweavers Guild of Central Texas. An active supporter of the Nashville arts community for many years, Ms. Turk has served as newsletter editor for the Travellers Rest Historic Home Museum and the Handweavers Guild of Nashville. Ms. Turk is survived by her husband Thomas L. Turk of Nashville; daughter Tisha Turk, Grinnell, IA; son Benjamin Turk, Long Beach, CA; brother Ron Prochnow, Bloomington, IL; sister-in-law Jane Schlansker, Fort Worth, TX; several nieces, cousins and special Nashville friends. A celebration of her life will be held on July 20th from 11 am -1 pm at the Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens Pavilion. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to Tennessee Craft or a charity of choice.
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Harpeth Hills Funeral Home
9090 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37221
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