Johnie Luther

Obituary of Johnie Luther

Johnie Luther, age 88 of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, October 6th, 2019. The Funeral Service will be conducted on Thursday, October 17th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet. Interment will follow the service at 1:00 p.m. in Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery (7931 McCrory Ln, Nashville, TN 37221) with full military honors. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 16th from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and on Thursday, October 17th from 10:00 a.m. until service time at 11:00 a.m.


Johnie was born on March 31st, 1931 in Dickson, Tennessee, to the late Arthur and Linnie Luther. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Loretta (George) Patterson, Helen (Vince) Palimbino, and Betty (Billy Gene) Linton; brothers, Arthur (Rachel) Luther, Jr. and James (Mary) Luther; and nephew, Michael “Cody” Linton. He is survived by nieces, Alice “Ali” (Andy) Spickard, Vicky Linton, Judy (Nick) Pandalos, and Peggy (Eddie) Allen; nephew, Ray (Sarah) Linton; daughter, Kathy Luther of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; grandchildren, Sabrina (Matt) Martin and their children, Charlotte and Violet, Tamika Morris, and Demi – Lee Luther (Jack) White and their children, Isabella – Grace, Ivy – Jade, and Jaxon; sister – in – law, Barbara Linton; great – niece, Dr. Christina (Terry) Jones and their daughter, Perrie Grace; great – nephew, Bubba (Erin) Spickard and their son, Drew; countless nieces, nephews, family members, and friends also survive.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association (225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601).


Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818,