Originally created 06/11/04

Ms. Jo Anne Lutcher (EVANS, Ga.)



EVANS, Ga.- Jo Anne Lutcher, 67, died at the home of her daughter on June 10, 2004 in Evans. Ms. Lutcher was born in Pendleton, Oregon, the daughter of the late Mr. And Mrs. John V. Milligan. She was the editor of the Pendleton High School newspaper, The Lantern, before attending the University of Oregon, where she was president of Delta Gamma Sorority and Mortar Board. She was editor of the University newspaper, The Emerald and was a member of Chi Delta Phi, a women's literary honorary society for creative writing. She graduated with a degree in journalism in 1959, married Lawrence Lutcher, M.D. in 1960 and moved to Augusta, Georgia with her family in 1970. She was a long-time member of Our Saviour Episcopal Church, a free lance journalist and an avid horseback rider and gardener. She is survived by three children, Larry Lutcher of Heppner, Oregon, Shawna Todd of Evans, Georgia and Derk Lutcher of Los Angeles, California; five grandchildren, Dillon and W illiam Lutcher and Brittany, Grace and Lauren Todd and two sisters, Virginia Lindberg of Pendleton, Oregon and Mary Chase of Portland, Oregon. Funeral arrangements are pending. Platt's Funeral Home, 337 N. Belair Road, Evans, Georgia 30809. 706-860-6166 Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle June 11, 2004