LUKE Prentiss Edgar

Male 1917 - 1979  (61 years)


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  • Name LUKE Prentiss Edgar 
    Nickname Pete 
    Born 17 Sep 1917  Philadelphia, Neshoba, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military Between 13 Jan 1941 and 4 Oct 1945  [3
    as a Staff Sergeant parts specialist in the Pacific Theater 
    Name Pete Luke  [4
    Occupation parts manager  [4
    _UID 1B5B0D38EB9ED5118A06444553540000EAFF 
    Died 24 Mar 1979  Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    • (OBIT: Prentiss Edgar Like, of Jackson, Alabama, died Saturday at Doctors Hospital, Mobile, Alabama - 3:30 am.

      He was born in Philadelphia and lived in Jackson for the past 28 years, where he was parts manager for International Harvester. He was a member of the Liberty Park Baptist Church, Mobile and a World War II veteran.

      Services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday from the chapel of Breeland Funeral Home in Canton, with Rev. J. Savell and Rev. Zack Winningham officiating. Interment was in the Canton Cemetery.

      He leaves his wife, Mrs. Essie Mae Luke of Jackson; one son, Terry Marshall Luke of Sarasota, Florida; two daughters, Mrs. Cynthia Louise Anderson of Houma, Louisiana; and Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Noyes of Richmond Hill, Georgia; three sisters, Mrs. Rosalee Yates, Mrs. Claudie Cox and Mrs. Edna B. Green, all of Philadelphia, Ms. and four grandchildren.

      Memorial services were March 25 at the chapel of Lathan Funeral Home with Rev. Cecil Maples officiating.)
    Prentiss E. Luke obituary
    Prentiss E. Luke obituary
    Buried 27 Mar 1979  Canton, Madison, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Canton City Cemetery 
    Prentiss & Essie Mae (Pevey) Luke monument
    Prentiss & Essie Mae (Pevey) Luke monument
    Person ID I221  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2014 

    Father LUKE Virgle L.,   b. 17 Jun 1878, Preston, Kemper, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1941, , Neshoba, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother PALMER Leona Alice,   b. 10 Sep 1880, Handle, Winston, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1944, , Neshoba, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1901  Handle, Winston, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Family ID F571  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family PEVEY Essie Mae,   b. 15 Feb 1919, Meridian, Lauderdale, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 2000, Ocala, Marion, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1941  Canton, Madison, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    • (Miss Essie Mae Peevey became the bride of Mr. Prentiss Luke on November 7th at 4 o'clock at the home of Rev. H.L. Walker, pastor of the Center Terrace Baptist Church.

      The bride wore a brown and blue ensemble and carried a corsage of tube roses. Her only attendant was Mrs. Wallace Everett.

      Mrs. Peevey is employed at Catherine's Beauty Nook and Mr. Luke after a fourteen day leave will be stationed at Fort Benning, Ga. where Mrs. Luke will join him after the first of January.)
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Sep 1917 - Philadelphia, Neshoba, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Nov 1941 - Canton, Madison, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Mar 1979 - Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Canton City Cemetery - 27 Mar 1979 - Canton, Madison, Mississippi
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  • Photos
    Prentiss Edgar Luke
    Prentiss Edgar Luke
    Mr. & Mrs. Prentiss Luke
    Mr. & Mrs. Prentiss Luke
    Veteran & Patriot of World War II
    Veteran & Patriot of World War II

    Documents
    Prentiss Edgar Luke U.S. Army Qualification Record
    Prentiss Edgar Luke U.S. Army Qualification Record

  • Sources 
    1. [S564] Book-Gone Before: James Luke of Kemper Cty, MS, p.160.

    2. [S1600] Bible-Luke, Virgle.

    3. [S251] Person-Noyes, Paul M., 11/10/2014.

    4. [S55] Family Tree - James R. Luke, Provided by Prentiss Edgar Luke - 1977.

    5. [S82] Death-obit.

    6. [S564] Book-Gone Before: James Luke of Kemper Cty, MS, p.151.

    7. [S120] NEWSPAPER.