- Cullman, Alabama

February 6, 2010

Howard W. Turney

The Cullman Times

HARTSELLE — Howard W. Turney

Funeral service for Howard W. Turney, 72, of Falkville will be Monday, Feb. 8, 2010 at 12 p.m. at the Faith Independent Church with Rev. James E. Mills Jr. officiating with burial in the Turney Family Cemetery.

 Peck Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Turney died on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 at UAB Medical Center. He was born Aug. 17, 1937 in Morgan County to Elbert C. Turney and Martha L. Thomas Turney. He was the owner of H.W. Turney & Sons Construction Company. He was a caring and loving husband, father, grandfather and father-in-law. He was a simple man and a friend to everyone. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need. He was a founder and charter member of Faith Independent Church and served as a trustee for 20 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Winford Turney; two brothers, McGlone Turney and Elmo Turney; and two sisters, Ivalee Partain and Mozell Turney.

Survivors include his wife, Martha G. Turney of Falkville; a son, Gary (Jan) Turney of Falkville; two daughters, Cathy (James) Mills and Brenda Turney both of Falkville; a sister, Rita Taylor of Falkville; three grandchildren, Jason Freeman, Kymberly Turney and Kristan Turney; two great-grandchildren, Justis Freeman and  Sarah Freeman; and a sister-in-law, Sandra Turney of Falkville.

Pallbearers will be Guy Terry, David Mooney, Jeff Turney, Jake Reed, Larry Partain and Thomas Borden

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010 at the funeral home.