|Birth: ||Aug. 24, 1913|
|Death: ||Apr. 24, 2001|
Martha Ella Lukes, 87, El Dorado Springs, died at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital on Tuesday morning, April 24, 2001. She was born at Milo, on Aug. 24, 1913, to Maggie L. Griffith Pilcher and Albert E. Pilcher.
Ella married Clarence Lee Lukes on Jan. 24, 1935, in Nevada and the next day they moved to a farm northeast of Virgil City and lived their entire lives there. She was baptized into Christ in her later life.
Ella was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; her parents; seven brothers and one sister. She is survived by her daughter, Doris Fortney, and her husband, Carl Kent, of Nevada; her sister, Jeanette Russell, Nevada; one sister-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.
Services were held on Saturday afternoon, April 28, at the Hackleman Chapel with Taylor Francis officiating. Interment was in the Olive Branch under the direction of the Hackleman and Sons Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Joe Nikodim, Jim Nikodim, Don Williams, Howard Marshall, Joe Dunfield and Scott Rumans.
Albert Elmer Pilcher (1877 - 1969)
Maggie Lucricia Griffith Pilcher (1880 - 1964)
Clarence Lee Lukes (1913 - 1988)*
Clarence Monroe Pilcher (1901 - 1974)*
Nancy C. Pilcher Dicks (1903 - 1978)*
James Frederick Pilcher (1907 - 1982)*
Lloyd Elmer Pilcher (1909 - 1976)*
Martha Ella Pilcher Lukes (1913 - 2001)
Arthur Ozis Pilcher (1916 - 1976)*
Murriel Pilcher (1920 - 1980)*
Jim William Pilcher (1923 - 1955)*
Olive Branch Cemetery
Created by: Bart McClaughry
Record added: Jun 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14718882