Luther Shelby (10-15-11) service 10-19-11



Luther Shelby

Luther Shelby, 93, of Lutts, Tenn., died Saturday, Oct. 15, in Savannah.

He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late James Lewis and Lillie Brooks Shelby. He was united in marriage to Lois Aleda Austin, who preceded him in death.

Mr. Shelby worked in farming all of his life. He attended Valley View House of Prayer in Florence, Ala. He was of Methodist belief.

Services were held on Wednesday, Oct.19, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Larry Burbank officiating. Burial followed in the Lutts Cemetery.

He is survived by three nephews and three nieces.

He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Maude Beckham, Alta Fielder and Jewel Beckham; and three brothers, Howard, Claude and Hardin Shelby.