Dr. Jerry Luther

Jerry Robert Luther M.D., 83 of Faunsdale, Al, passed away at his residence on Jan. 29, 2015. He was born April 1, 1931, in Nashville, Tn., to Elijah Turner and Margaret McCall Luther. He was preceded by his parents, Elijah Turner and Margaret McCall Luther; sister, Margaret June Luther. He is survived by his wife, Jan Porter Luther ; sons, John Norman Luther (Glenda) and Steven Kennedy Luther (Elizabeth Anne) both of Birmingham ; brothers, Dr. Norman Luther (Joy) of Melbourne, Fl. and Edward Turner Luther of Kentucky ; grandson, George Webb Luther of Birmingham; nieces and nephews. Dr. Luther attended George Peabody College (Vanderbilt) and Medical School at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. His internship was at the U.S. Army Brooke Army Hospital, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX. He had his residency at Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham. He served his country during the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War. After working with the Birmingham Radiological Group, Dr. Luther moved to Demopolis in 1976 and headed the department of Radiology at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital until his retirement in 2012. He gave a sense of love, peace and hope to all he came in contact with. Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Sat. Jan. 31, 2015 at St. Michaels with Rev. George McKee officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel directing. Honorary pallbearers will be the Radiology Department at BWWMH.

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