Mr. Wendell Luke

  • BORN: November 25, 1958
  • DIED: March 27, 2018
  • LOCATION: Sylvester, Georgia

Mr. Wendell Luke, 59, of Worth County died on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Phoebe Worth Medical Center.
The funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM on Friday, March 30, 2018 at Pine Hill Church with interment to follow in the Pine Hill Church Cemetery. Rev. Walt Tompkins and Rev. Tim Henry will officiate.
Mr. Luke was born on November 25, 1958 in Tift County to the late Julius D. and Daisy Dean Young Luke. He had lived in the Southwest Georgia area all his life. Mr. Luke was a skilled carpenter who worked on many local projects. He enjoyed going to the race track and serving as a Youth Softball Coach. Mr. Luke was a devoted family man who loved and cherished his children. He was a faithful member of Pine Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his children, Bradley Luke, Laura Luke, Joshua Luke, all of Sumner, and Matt Luke of Moultrie; sister, Regina Bradford (Scott) of Tifton; mother-in-law, Ruth H. Tompkins; sisters-in-law, Mary Hartsfield (Junior) and Patricia Brooks (Kenneth); brother-in-law, John W. Tompkins, Jr.; along with numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Luke was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Teresa Tompkins Luke on June 3, 2012.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00-8:00 PM at Banks Funeral Home.
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Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.

  • Thursday, March 29
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Banks Funeral Home
  • 210 N. Main Street
  • Sylvester, GA 31791
  • (229) 776-2055
  • Get Directions
Funeral Service
  • Friday, March 30
    3:00 PM
  • Pine Hill Baptist Church
  • 284 Pine Hill Road
  • Ty Ty, GA 31795
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Funeral Service
  • Friday March 30
  • Pine Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
  • 284 Pine Hill Road
  • Ty Ty, GA 31795
  • Get Directions


“ I grew up with Wendell and worked around him and his Dad Julius for many years. We also attended the same church In our Youth. Many fond memories. ”

Posted by: Dale Delk - Valdosta

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