Frank K. Turner Retired bank chairman

December 29, 1990

A Mass of Christian burial for Frank Keech Turner, a retired chairman of the Bank of Southern Maryland and lifelong resident of Charles County, will be offered at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Ignatius Chapel Point, Bel Alton, in Southern Maryland.

Mr. Turner, 69, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Thursday at Physicians Memorial Hospital in La Plata.

He worked 29 years for the Bank of Southern Maryland before retiring as chairman of the board in 1985. Earlier, he was a member of the board of directors of Mercantile Bank and Trust in Baltimore.

Mr. Turner, who was a resident of Popes Creek, attended Charlotte Hall Military Academy in Charlotte Hall, Md., and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va.

He had been a member of the Society of Cincinnati, a group of descendants of officers from the Revolutionary War; the Southern Maryland Society; the Charles County Library Board; Charles County Chamber of Commerce; and founding member of the Charles County Economic Development Commission.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, the former Sally Sarah O'Neill; four sons, Frank Keech Turner Jr. of Baltimore, and William Gordon Turner, Robert Posey Turner and William Carlyle Turner, all of Alexandria, Va.; four daughters, Jill Turner Morris of White Plains, Virginia Turner Persinger of Newburg, and Suzanne Turner Brennan and Sarah Lambert Turner, both of Alexandria; and six grandchildren.

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