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Maisie L. Luther

8/22/1923 - 9/27/2019

PEKIN ~ Maisie Lucille Luther, 96, of Lexington, Tennessee, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Friday, September 27, 2019 at Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee.  She was formerly of Pekin.

Born August 22, 1923 in Kennett, Missouri to Frank and Delta (Riddle) Robinson, she married Clarence Alexander Luther on January 2, 1945 in Piggott, Arkansas.  He died December 13, 2002 in Peoria.  She also was preceded in death by her parents; one son, David Luther, her son-in-law, Gary Beckstead; four sisters and three brothers.

Surviving are one daughter, Sharon Beckstead of Lexington, Tennessee and one sister, Terry Sloter of Pekin.

Maisie worked for the Pekin Public Library as a clerk from 1963 to 1973.

A member of Sand Ridge Baptist Church in Lexington, Tennessee, she was a former member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Groveland.

She enjoyed crocheting and cooking.  She also was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals. 

Maisie was fond of her dogs, Maggie and Matilda.

Her visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin, with a graveside service immediately following in Lakeview Cemetery in Pekin.  Pastor Marty Comer will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sand Ridge Baptist Church, 7535 Highway 412 West, Lexington, Tennessee  38351.

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