Helen Henrietta Plowman Turner died on February 7, 2017 at the Lynnwood, Washington, adult family home where she resided for a year with her husband, William (Bill) Turner.  She was 89 years old.Helen was born on December 20, 1927 in Vancouver, Washington.  On June 12, 1948 Helen married her childhood sweetheart, Bill Turner.  The following year, in 1949, Helen graduated from Washington State College (now WSU) with a teaching degree. After college, Bill was inducted in the army and Helen joined him while he was stationed in France.
Helen was active in the Sultan community, serving 32 years on the Library Board and the Historical Society.  She was also active in Eastern Star.
Helen will be remembered for her laugh, smile and tight hugs.  Helen was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Lillie Plowman (Leonard Sr.) Freese.  She is survived by her husband Bill; daughters Angilee (Lyle) Couey and Charlene (Guy) Thomas; grandchildren Erin Couey, Ryan Couey, Garret Thomas, and Jarek (Fiancé Eliza) Thomas.  Special thanks to Kidist and Bob at Maple Adult Family Home. Thank you for your support, kindness and condolences.  They have meant so much to us during this time, and we hope that you will be able to join us as we celebrate her life.  Please access the following link to sign the digital guest book, for service details and directions:  www.PurdyKerr.com.