Lunch and Learn: A. S. Turner and Sons
January 24, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Event will take place Courtyard Marriott Downtown Decatur, Meeting Room A
January’s Lunch & Learn will be presented by Cy Hume, President and General Manager of A. S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home and Charles Nelson. Cy Hume and Charles Nelson will speak on the 120-year history of A. S. Turner, as well as funerary practices and history.
In 1903, Addison Stewart Turner, also known as A. S. Turner, opened a hardware store with his business partner, Mr. Johnson. The store sold all the necessities including wooden caskets. Mr. Turner, being a skilled embalmer by this time, assisted the community around Conyers with arrangements for their deceased loved ones. He moved the business to Decatur and acquired a new business partner, Mr. George Everitt; the funerary business flourished. So much so that in 1926 they converted the business to a funeral home and discontinued selling hardware.
Years of growth followed and in 1959 A. S. Turner & Sons opened their new facility at its current home on North Decatur Road in Decatur. Today, it remains one of the largest family-owned funeral homes in Georgia.
Location Change, please see below:
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Downtown Courtyard Marriott
Meeting Room A
130 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, Georgia, USA
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Free to attend! Bring your lunch to enjoy during the presentation.