, a Morgan State University sophomore and member of the Maryland Army National Guard, turned 22 on Sept. 23, 2010.
But what started as a shopping trip that Thursday morning at the White Marsh IKEA ended in a .
On the one-year anniversary of her death, friends and former classmates of Turner have planned a memorial service at the Morgan State University Chapel at 8 p.m., Friday.
Turner died after her blue Volkswagen Beetle with a light pole in the Sears parking lot, police said.
Chavonda Andrews, a childhood friend of Turner and Morgan State junior, has been helping to arrange a rememberance for Turner.
"I just wanted to have something positive in honor of her," Andrews said. "She was such a sweetheart."
Following her friend's death, Andrews said she sought counseling on how to cope. Focusing on positive memories of Turner gave her strength, she said.
"She was always happy. She had a bubbly personality ... I can't think of anything bad she had ever done," Andrews said.
A memorial service honoring will be held at the Morgan State University Chapel at 8 p.m. Friday. It is open to the public.