Mrs. Sharon DeVon Dalton Turner, 76, of Blue Ridge passed away on Friday, September 23rd at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, following a valiant battle against cancer. She was born on May 6, 1946, in McCaysville, GA to the late Louie and Hildred Dalton. A graduate of Copper Basin High School, she retired from the Fannin County School System with 29 years of service. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Steve Dalton, and her son, Kevin Ballew.
Sharon lived every day of her life to the fullest. She loved to read, cook, garden, and attend University of Tennessee football games. Her happiest times were spent with her husband of almost 40 years, Kenneth Dale Turner, and their children and grandchildren. Dale and Sharon loved to travel and saw all 50 states along with many foreign countries. In addition to traveling with the love of her life, Sharon adored being Nana to her 6 grandchildren. Be it a band concert, dance recital, PTA program, or a ball game, the grandkids could always count on Nana and Poppy to cheer them on from the sidelines.
In addition to her husband, Sharon is survived by her children, Kelly (Ronnie) Howell of White, GA, Vonda (Christopher) Rhodes of Brentwood, TN, and Kenneth Turner of Ellijay, GA. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Dakota Ballew of Ducktown, TN, Laura Howell of Alpharetta, GA, Grant Howell of Gainesville, GA, Kylie Turner of Smith's Station, AL, and Will and Eli Rhodes of Brentwood, TN.
Services: Saturday, Oct 8, 2022, at 2:00 pm from Crestlawn Cemetery in McCaysville, Ga with Minister Terry Stuart officiating.
Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge is in Charge of the arrangements.