Pearl Alma Luther

Pearl Alma Luther, nee Newcomb, 89, of Belleville, Illinois, born Saturday, October 28, 1922, in East Saint Louis, IL, died Sunday, March 18, 2012 at Oak Hill Nursing Home in Waterloo, Illinois.

Pearl was a member of Hope Church Belleville Illinois since 1957, formerly employed by the Army Map Service in St. Louis, MO. and a former teachers aid for the mentally handicapped Children for District 175 and 118. She was a 50 year member of Queen City Chapter 697 O.E.S., Life member of Daughter of Naomi, and a member of Al Sihah Temple 29 Daughters of the Nile.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: Robert W. "Bob" Luther Sr.
  • Parents: Charles Elloit and Helen nee Heileman, Newcomb
  • Sister: Alva Bowen
  • Brother: William Newcomb

Surviving are her:

  • Daughter: Diane D. (Hal) Campbell of Tucson, AZ
  • Son: Robert W. (Marlene) Luther Jr. of Waterloo, IL
  • Brother: Ralph G. (Mary) Newcomb of Freeburg, IL
  • Sister: Helen Nanney of Belleville, IL
  • Many Nieces and Nephews

The family would like to thank the entire staff at Oak Hill Nursing Home in Waterloo, IL for their special care and concern.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Hope Church or Donors choice.

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Pastor Jay Krumeich officiating  Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

Condolences left for Pearl Alma Luther:

    Dear Diane,

    We are sending a hug your way to comfort you and to let you know that you're in our heart today and always.

    With deepest sympathy,

    Ken & Jo

    Ken & Jo Whitlock Lewisville TX 75056

    Dear Diane and Family:

    We all know that your mom is now with the Lord and is rejoicing. May He give you the peace and strength through this difficult time. We love you!

    William and Samantha Campbell The Woodlands TX 77354