James Alton Luttrell 78, of Clarks Hill, Indiana, died at 5:28 p.m. April 2, 2014 at I.U. Health Arnett, Lafayette, IN. Born April 23, 1935 in Iuka, MS to William Braxton & Evelyn (Dean) Luttrell. He married Evelyn Tanskley on November 11, 1956 and she survives. Mr. Luttrell came to the Clarks Hill area in 1971 from Chicago. He worked at General Foods in Lafayette as a ware house foreman, retiring in 1987 after 30 years. Upon retirement, he established a commercial vendor sale of leather goods, such as hats, belts, black hills gold at fairs and festivals, selling in Indiana in the summer and Texas in the winter. He was a member of the Memorial Parkway Church of Christ.
Visitation and Services
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 7, 2014 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Sunday, April 6th from 2-5 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Donations may be made to Parkinson’s Foundation.
Wife: Evelyn Luttrell of Clarks Hill, Son: James (Diane) Luttrell of Fairview Heights, IL, Daughter: Mona (Adrian) Holdcraft of Romney, Mother: Evelyn Luttrell of Iuka, MS, 1 Brother: Clifton (Gail) Luttrell of Alabama, 2 Sisters: Kathy (Jimmy) Hester of Tishomingo, MS, Dian (Dwight) Herst of Coldwater, MS, 4 Grandchildren: Brandy (Bob) Wright of Fairview Heights, Aimee (T.J.) Mansfield of Lafayette, Ryan (Tatiana) Holdcraft of Romney and Andrew Holdcraft of Lafayette, 2 Great Grandchildren and 2 Step Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, 2 brothers and his father.