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Julia A (Brown) Connor

December 6, 1941 ~ December 25, 2021 (age 80)


Julia A Connor, 80, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Christmas Morning, December 25, 2021 at Parkview Hospital Randallia. She was born on December 06, 1941, in Wren, to the late Harvey and Marjorie (Worthington) Brown.

Julia attended Wren High School and went on to retire from Aeroquip. She was a member of the The Ridge Church in Fort Wayne for many years.

Julia enjoyed watching movies and putting together jigsaw puzzles. She loved to bake and was known for her sugar cookies. Family meant everything to Julia and she enjoyed nothing more than spending time with them.

She is survived by her children: Steven (Patricia) Connor of Paradise Valley, AZ; Jeffrey (Krista) Connor of Brunswick, GA; Kevin Turner of Celina; Treva Turner of Atlanta, GA; sisters: Betty (James) Thomas of Fort Wayne; Margaret (John) Steinbacker of Fort Wayne; grandchildren: Leesha (Michael) Miller, Ashley Turner, Jayde (Kevin) Yeung, Anthony (Kala) Hauter, Brandon Connor, Destiny Hines, Justus (Aaron) McClellan, Chase Turner, Canon Connor; seven great grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Julia was preceded in death by her first husband, James R. Connor; second husband, Eddie Turner; sister, Carol Billingsley; brothers: Harvey Brown Jr and Donald Brown; and great granddaughter, Samantha Grace Hauter.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home 722 S. Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891 with Pastor Chris White officiating. Interment will follow in Greenbriar Cemetery.

Family and friends will be received from 6 to 8 PM on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Julia`s memory may be sent to a charity of the donor's choice. .

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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December 29, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

December 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

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