AUGUSTA, Ga.- Mrs. Irene Kelley Luke, 82, of Augusta, entered into rest Jan. 15, 2004 at University Hospital.
She was the beloved wife of the late John Howard Luke. She is preceded in death by her parents, the late Julian Lee Kelley and the late Amy Daughtry Kelley and her son, Ronald Howard Luke.
She is survived by her son, Marvin L. (Rachel) Luke, Sr, of Grovetown; her daughter, Ellen L. (Dale) Hutto of Harlem; seven grandchildren, Marvin Lewis Luke, Jr., Stephen Luke, Renee Page, Bobby Hutto, Brandon Hutto, Lee Luke, Christina Luke; and 8 great-grandchildren, Morgan Luke, Ashlyn Luke, Lauren Luke, Nicholas Luke, Bethany Luke, London Luke, Jordan Page and Shiannah Hutto.
Mrs. Luke was born in McDuffie County, Georgia but had lived in Augusta most of her life. She graduated from Thomson High School. She was a homemaker and a member of Sherwood Baptist Church in Augusta.
Funeral services were held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004 at the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sonny Serigney officiating. Graveside services at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Bobby Hutto, Lee Luke, Lewis Luke, Stephen Luke, Ricky Malin, Tim Malin and William Page.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.