Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
1927 — 2022
After a joyful 94 years of life, and a battle with lymphoma, Sara Killen Geise Turner passed peacefully at home on May 25th, 2022 surrounded by her family. In life, she never let challenges get her down, but marched through them, and did so with ultimate grace, expressing the epitome of an elegant Southern lady. She will always be remembered for her steadfast kindness and loving heart. Sara was born in Florence, Alabama, on June 12, 1927. She was the youngest child of Oma Kennedy Killen and Will Rutledge Killen, following her siblings Julia and William. In 1946, she graduated from Coffee High School in Florence, where she was elected "Queen of Coffee" by her senior class. As a majorette in...