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Luther Eldon Botts
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1925
Death: Nov. 2, 2012

Luther Eldon Botts, 87, of Cleveland, TN, died on Friday afternoon, November 2, 2012, in a local health facility. He was born on January 18, 1925. He served in the United States Army during World War II in Italy, Germany and Japan, receiving numerous medals of Honor. He was employed with his uncle, Preston Parris, until his retirement. He was a member at Sunrise Baptist Church where he served as Deacon. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Emma Lee Hooker Botts; son, David Dwight Botts; daughter, Sharon Diane Botts Lee; parents, Wade Allen Botts and Sadie Belle Botts; brothers, Dewey, Winston, Robert and Edgar Botts; sisters, Jessie Moore, Earnestine McClure and Betty Willis Evans. Survivors include his sons, Jimmy Botts and wife Rosa Lee, Dennis Botts and wife Marcia; daughter, Joyce Meneley, all of Cleveland; sister, Beulah Hall of Cleveland; 17 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and special caregiver , Luda Voytsa. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, November 5, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral home with Reverend Charles Moore and Reverend Benny Watson officiating. Interment will follow at Boanerges Cemetery with grandsons Zachary, Matthew, Jeff, Casey and Jason Botts and Jimmy and Andy Cooley serving as pallbearers. The service will conclude with military honors and a white dove release ceremony. The family will receive friends from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, November 4, at the Ralph Buckner Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  Wade Allen Botts (1901 - 1982)
  Zady Belle Parris Botts (1898 - 1980)
 
 Spouse:
  Minor Emma Lee Hooker Botts (1930 - 2000)*
 
 Children:
  Joyce Devon Botts Meneley (1949 - 2015)*
  Sharon Diana Botts Grant (1951 - 2010)*
  David Dwight Botts (1955 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jessie Marie Botts Moore (1919 - 2006)*
  James Dewey Botts (1920 - 1946)*
  William Winston Botts (1923 - 1965)*
  Luther Eldon Botts (1925 - 2012)
  Robert G Botts (1927 - 2011)*
  Edgar Vance Botts (1934 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
m. Feb. 2, 1947
 
Burial:
Boanerges Baptist Church Cemetery
Oldfort
Polk County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Sec 2
 
Maintained by: Leon Foster
Originally Created by: Cindy Womble Billman
Record added: Jan 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8286032
Luther Eldon Botts
Added by: Leon Foster
 
Luther Eldon Botts
Added by: Leon Foster
 
Luther Eldon Botts
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 Added: Jan. 9, 2008

- Trish Holaway
 Added: Jan. 10, 2007
 
 
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