Howard Turney, 83, of Carnation, dies

Howard Lee Turney, 83, of Carnation died Monday, March 26, at Evergreen Hospital.

Howard was born Jan. 8, 1929, in Shiloh, Ark., the son of John Robert and Winnie Lee Turney.

He was raised in Heber Springs, Ark., and served in the U.S. Army during the Korea War.

Howard came to the Snoqualmie Valley in 1949 and married Marilyn Berndt on Feb. 23, 1951, in Auburn, Wash.  They were married for 61 years.  He was a carpenter by occupation and was a charter member of Local 30 of the Carpenters Union.

Howard was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and two sisters.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Turney, two sons, Robert and Larry (Holly), five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

At Howard’s request, no services will be provided.

Friends are invited to sign the family’s online guestbook at


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