Turoff, Eleanor

TUROFF, Eleanor

Eleanor Edmondson Turoff went to be with the Lord on August 27, 2021. She was born May 30, 1927 to John L. and Mary Lee Edmondson and raised in Clarksville, Tennessee. Eleanor attended the University of Tennessee where she was a member of various honorary societies among which were Phi Kappa Phi, Mortar Board, and Beta Gamma Sigma. She was in the University of Tennessee School of Business where she excelled scholastically. Eleanor was a member of the Chi Omega Sorority and received the Alumni Award for the most outstanding graduating member.

Eleanor lived most of her life in Atlanta, Georgia, where she was a longtime member of Peachtree Presbyterian Church, the Gene Wilson Sunday School class, a Life member of The Salvation Army Auxiliary, a member of The Cherokee Town and Country Club, and a member of The American Duplicate Bridge Club, with a Diamond Life Masters standing.

Preceding Eleanor's death were her parents, her sister, and her husband, John L. (Jack) Turoff. She is survived by her daughter, Lee Ann Olsen, her husband Steve and their children Lauren Lee Olsen Beall and her husband David, and Stephen Reid Olsen and his wife Sarah. Also surviving are four beloved 'great-grandchildren' Isabella Lee Beall, Stella Lauren Beall, Finley Reid Olsen and Rose Sarah Olsen.

A private Memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Eleanor's name may be made to Peachtree Presbyterian Church, 3434 Roswell Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305 or Atlanta Project Youth Program, Inc., 3847 Randall Ridge Rd., Atlanta, GA 30327.

Funeral Home Information

H.M. Patterson & Son-Arlington Chapel