Emily Mae Turner

August 14, 1975 - August 1, 2022

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Emily Mae Perkins Turner, 46, of Latonia, KY passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022. She was born the 1st of 4 children to John and Connie Perkins on August 14, 1975. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, daughter and big sister. Emily attended school, grades 1-12 at Holy Cross in Latonia, KY. As a teenager Emily enjoyed punk rock music. As a young adult she loved to frequent dance clubs such as The Warehouse on Wednesday and Saturday nights. In 2002, she met the love of her life Jerry. They were married October 27th of that year and started their family with her step-son, Chris. After 3 years of marriage, they welcomed their daughter Abigail Josephine into the world. Emily enjoyed watching Abby compete in archery and was proud beyond words when Abby was accepted into the Ignite Institute. On August 1, 2022, Emily passed away from a long medical battle. She is proceeded in death by her grandparents and her father, John D. Perkins, Sr. She is survived by her loving husband and best friend, Jerry; her children, Abigail and Chris; her mother, Connie; her siblings John, Joseph (Jennifer), and Kathleen; her brother in-laws Bill (Ann) and David Turner; and her nieces and nephews, Krystin, Johnathan, Christina, Chelsea, Jared, Rachel, and Jenna. Emily has touched the lives of many, and this world will certainly be altered by her absence. Everyone should be so lucky to know someone like her. She is deeply loved and will be greatly missed. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Emily had a special affinity for her Holy Cross family. If you should feel so inclined, memorial donations may be made to Holy Cross Church at 3612 Church St, Covington, KY 41015. Additional memorial donations may be made in her name to the American Diabetes Association at www.diabetes.org. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at www.connleybrothersfuneralhome.com


Mom - Aug 10, 2022
My darling daughter I can't express the pain I'm having, plus knowing the pain Jerry and Abby are and will be going through. Or how your sister and brothers feel. I love you so much and will miss you terribly. But I do have comfort in knowing that you are with God. You have your legs back and your suffering has stop. And I'm sure you are dancing around with your daddy. I'm so grateful that you were here long enough for you, daddy and I to made that full circle. Where you was our baby girl and we were you best friends,then we were embarrassing parents,to OH please let me live my life(things are different then when you all were my age} until you had your child and you didn't know how dad and I had four kids and not gone crazy. I was reading all the cards you had given dad and I over the years and realized you knew we were always your best friend and how much we all loved each other. But even though you are not able to make your circle with Abigail, Jerry, your love and best friend will make sure that Abby will know how much you loved her and that you are always with her. Along with John, Joseph, Kathleen and I. We will always be his backups. Sissy, I miss you so much but I know that I will be with you and dad soon. I hope you know how much you are loved and will be missed by all. Although your wings were ready but our hearts were not, we know that you are in the best hands ever. For there is no greater love than GOD, we are extra and we have the greatest love humans can have for one another. So baby until we meet again rest in peace and enjoy your life ever lasting. Love you always,mom.
Jared - Aug 5, 2022
My Aunt Emily was one of the toughest people I knew. It was easy to see the strength she had. I will miss her stories and the late night talks. Love you
John - Aug 4, 2022
My heart hurts like it never has before. You were my first best friend. I can’t imagine what this life is going to be like without my older sister to talk with. I love you more than I can ever tell you. I know Dad was there to greet you at the gates. Fly High, you are missed already.
Karen Biehl - Aug 4, 2022
Em, you are sorely missed! There are no words to say other than I am praying for you guys! Hugs hugs. I love you all!
Cara - Aug 4, 2022
My heart and prayers go out to the families. Emily was such a sweet, funny And caring person. Always willing to help anyone anyway that she could
Pam Parsons - Aug 4, 2022
I really didn't know you Emily, I know and love your mom and dad. That means you are special to. Your struggle is over. Rip, tell your dad hi and he is missed.
Rebecca Blackburn - Aug 4, 2022
My favorite memory of you is growing up was you watching Grease on the big disc with your friends and sing with all of the songs and doing dance to grease lighting 😊 RIP cuz I love you and will miss you
Jennifer Trauth Bush - Aug 3, 2022
So sorry for your loss. Emily will live always in our hearts.
Dawn Thomas - Aug 3, 2022
Rest In peace dear friend, out of pain and suffering back home with your dad and those loved ones who have gone before you.
Kathleen - Aug 3, 2022
My dear sister. Rest easy. The struggle is over. You run to Dad. Let him know your home. I will miss you more than you know. Love you always, Kat.
Lorrissa Blackburn - Aug 3, 2022
Emily was my dearest cousin you will be missed by all of us rip Emily

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