Originally created 08/18/00

Mr. Pierce Luke Sr.



Mr. Pierce Luke Sr., 81, of Rosemont Road, Appling, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Second Mount Carmel Baptist Church with the Rev. Alexander Ingram officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Luke, a native of Columbia County, had retired as a truck driver. He was a member of Second Mount Carmel Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Emily Luke; three sons, Pierce Luke Jr., New Britain, Conn., and John Luke and James Luke, both of Appling; four daughters, Emma Rolland, Appling, Mary Alice Hood, Chicago, Louise Jackson, Harlem, and Willette Dunn, Martinez; four stepsons, Williams Burns, Clarence Burns, Jerry Burns and Eric Burns; three stepdaughters, Willette Headen, Willie Mae Dent and Louise Childs; and 38 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Carl Luke, Larry Luke, David Cummings, Wayne Dunn, Thomas Luke and George Luke.

Honorary pallbearers will be his grandsons.

Friends may call at the residence or at W.H. Mays Mortuary.