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Luther Ray Joseph

February 3, 1957 ~ July 20, 2021 (age 64)
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Luther Ray Joseph, 64, a resident and native of Franklin, LA, passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 20, 2021 at 3:40 P. M. at PAM Specialty Hospital in Hammond, LA. 

A drive-thru viewing (NO STOPPING) will be held on Friday July 30, 2021 at Jones Funeral Home 1101 Main Street Franklin, LA from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM. Funeral Services will be accessible by viewing the Jones Funeral Home Facebook page on Saturday July 31, 2021 at 2:30 P. M. Luther Ray will be entombed in the Franklin Cemetery - Main Street Mausoleum Section.

Memories of Luther Ray will forever remain in the hearts of his two sons, Luther (Dora) Depass of Franklin, LA and Bobby (Shari) Madison of Houston, TX; parents, Edward Joseph, Sr. and Cleotha Tillman Joseph; sisters, Sheila M. (Joseph) Joseph-Freeman, Paula (Ronnie) Cage, Karen (Lucien) Perro, Bridgette (Kennedy) Gunner, Ginger Jones, and Shante' Robertson; brothers, Edward Joseph, Jr., Ronald (Belinda) Joseph. Donald (Dorothy) Joseph, Carl W. Joseph, Clyde Joseph, Mark (Swanzetta) Joseph, Corey Jones all of Franklin, LA and Kevin (Gilbra) Joseph of Kileen, TX; bonus sons, Herbert Bell, Jr., Avery Bell, and Mark Bell; a dear friend, Janice Baptiste and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Luther Ray was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Tom Tillman, Sr., Frances Tillman, and  Eletha Murdock-Tillman; paternal grandparents, Onetta Celestine and Alexandria Joseph; dear friend, Barbara Depass and a bonus daughter, Rachelle Bell. 

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Drive Through Viewing
July 30, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home
1101 Main Street
Franklin, LA 70538

July 31, 2021

Mausoleum Section of the Franklin Cemetery
Main Street
Franklin, LA 70538

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