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Dr Luther Longino

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Dr Luther Longino

Birth
Palmetto, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Death
29 Jul 1948 (aged 91)
Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial
Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID
63501906 View Source

The Webster Review
Minden, La
Aug. 3, 1948

Funeral Services Held Here
For Dr. Luther Longino, 91

Funeral services were conducted Saturday morning at 10 o'clock in the First Methodist church of Minden for Dr. Luther Longino, 91, who died at his home at 501 North Broadway last Thursday after an illness of several months. Rev. G.W. Pomeroy and Rev. N.E. Joyner officiated at the services with interment being at the Minden cemetery under the direction of the Green-Kleinegger funeral home.

Survivors other than his widow, Mrs. Carrie Webb Longino, include three daughters, Mrs. Lalia Cockerell, Terrill, Texas; Mrs. E.L. Pelham and Mrs. C.E. Beaird, both of Shreveport; one son, Alvin of Minden, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Clyde Toadvin, Blenn Beaird, James Cockerell, John Watkins, Rollin Williams, Sr., Herbert Samuel, John T. Campbell and John Fort.

Born in Palmetto, Ga., on January 21, 1857, Dr. Longino soon moived to this section of the country and for many years was a practicing physician in Homer. He received his medical training in St. Louis, Mo., and did post graduate work at colleges located in New Orleans and New York.

Although having retired from the medical profession several years prior to World War II, Dr. Longino resumed his medical practice at the outbreak of hostilities in order to help alleviate the critical shortage of doctors in this area.

Having been a resident of Minden for the past 51 years, he was very active in many civic projects. He helped in the building of a protestant church at Evergreen and supervised the construction of the Shrine Memorial at the Fuller-Murrel cemetery in Minden.

An author of much renowm, Dr. Longino will be remembered for the series of articles which he recently wrote for the Minden Papers concerning the early history and activities of Webster parish. Works published in book form by Dr. Longino include "Thoughts, Visions and Sketches of North Louisiana," and a "Broachure of the Churches in Minden."

At the time of his death he was completing work on a book concerning the early settlers of Minden.

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(Obituary provided by Yon Hafer)

The Webster Review
Minden, La
Aug. 3, 1948

Funeral Services Held Here
For Dr. Luther Longino, 91

Funeral services were conducted Saturday morning at 10 o'clock in the First Methodist church of Minden for Dr. Luther Longino, 91, who died at his home at 501 North Broadway last Thursday after an illness of several months. Rev. G.W. Pomeroy and Rev. N.E. Joyner officiated at the services with interment being at the Minden cemetery under the direction of the Green-Kleinegger funeral home.

Survivors other than his widow, Mrs. Carrie Webb Longino, include three daughters, Mrs. Lalia Cockerell, Terrill, Texas; Mrs. E.L. Pelham and Mrs. C.E. Beaird, both of Shreveport; one son, Alvin of Minden, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Clyde Toadvin, Blenn Beaird, James Cockerell, John Watkins, Rollin Williams, Sr., Herbert Samuel, John T. Campbell and John Fort.

Born in Palmetto, Ga., on January 21, 1857, Dr. Longino soon moived to this section of the country and for many years was a practicing physician in Homer. He received his medical training in St. Louis, Mo., and did post graduate work at colleges located in New Orleans and New York.

Although having retired from the medical profession several years prior to World War II, Dr. Longino resumed his medical practice at the outbreak of hostilities in order to help alleviate the critical shortage of doctors in this area.

Having been a resident of Minden for the past 51 years, he was very active in many civic projects. He helped in the building of a protestant church at Evergreen and supervised the construction of the Shrine Memorial at the Fuller-Murrel cemetery in Minden.

An author of much renowm, Dr. Longino will be remembered for the series of articles which he recently wrote for the Minden Papers concerning the early history and activities of Webster parish. Works published in book form by Dr. Longino include "Thoughts, Visions and Sketches of North Louisiana," and a "Broachure of the Churches in Minden."

At the time of his death he was completing work on a book concerning the early settlers of Minden.

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(Obituary provided by Yon Hafer)


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