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Howard L. Neal
July 4, 1929 – December 27, 2011

Turner – Howard, 82, died Tuesday in Turner. He was born in Brushy Ridge, Oklahoma, and moved to Turner in 1945. Howard did farm work, logged in the 1950’s, ran a rock crusher and worked in construction building pole buildings, roads, and many fences near railroads for Southern Pacific Railroad. He was a board member of Marion Friends Cemetery in Marion and did the cemetery maintenance for many years. Howard enjoyed hunting, playing cards, especially with three special friends, and enjoyed telling stories. He loved gambling, especially dice games, playing at Spirit Mountain and also Reno.

Howard’s family was very important to him, he was always helping them do things and helping with their future needs, he enjoyed helping others also. In the past he had attended Marion Friends Church. Howard married Imo Parker on July 23, 1948 in Salem.

He is survived by his wife: Imo of Turner; children: Ima L. Neal, Caroll (Louie) Brandt, David G. Neal and Annette (Landen) Peterson all of Turner; sisters: Nadine (Cy) Hopper of Florence and Reta Poplin of Medford; grandchildren: Scott, Jerad, Cindy, Tim, Debbie, Tony and Taylen; great-grandchildren: Ava, Adam, Marcus, Leah, Kahryn, Daria, Caden, Luke, Everett, Daphne, Samuel, Abigail, David and Jane.

Memorial services will be Sunday, January 1, 2012 at 2:00 pm at Marion Church of God (Seventh Day) 7478 Stayton Rd. SE Turner. Private interment will be in Marion Friends Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Marion Friends Cemetery Association. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.


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