Susan Jane Turner LaFountain, 73, of Hot Springs, Virginia died Tuesday, January 02, 2018 at her residence.
She was born April 25, 1944 in Malone, New York, the daughter of the late John Leroy Turner and Blanche McKenzie Turner.
She was employed as a certified dietary manager for Bath County Hospital for 14 years.
Susan loved antique sales, auctions & crafts.
She is survived by her husband, Arthur James LaFountain whom she married on July 30, 1966 of Hot Springs; 2 children, Julie LaFountain & friend Geoff Emery of Blue Ridge, Virginia, Joann Medina & husband Miguel of Chesterfield, Virginia; 2 grandchildren, Samuel Ryder and Gabriel Medina of Chesterfield, Virginia; 4 sisters, Janet Matthews & husband George, Marian Haig, Sally Safford, Linda Abare & husband Steven all of Malone, New York; several nieces & nephews; and a loving extended family.
She was preceded in death by a brother, John Turner.
A memorial service will in the spring time to celebrate her life.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children International Headquarters, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.



  1. I miss her. Being friends since 1979, we always stayed in touch and just picked up where we left off any time we talked. Rest peacefully Susan…Love & God Bless – Patti Riner. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of her family.

  2. Sweet lady. She always came in my store and always was nice.

  3. Dear Art, Julie and Jo,
    It is with great sadness we learned of Susie’s passing. Susie was a good friend who taught us so many of life’s skills. We will think of her often. May you all find comfort in your wonderful memories your family shares. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as we celebrate Susie’s life.
    With our deepest sympathy,
    Karen and Mike Brown

    • A donation honoring Susie has been made to The Shriners Hospitals for Children.


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