Obituary: Melba Ruth Porterfield Luna

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Melba Ruth Porterfield Luna, 81, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, at her residence.

Mrs. Luna was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from Leonard's Hospital and Bigham Ham Company. She was a member of the Richland Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lowell Everette and Annie Mae Pigg Porterfield; husband, J.D. Luna; and sons, Barry and Dennis Luna.

She is survived by her daughter, Pamela Reed of Lewisburg; sons, Larry Luna of Lewisburg and Mark Luna of Cornersville; brother, James Morgan Porterfield of the Minor Hill Community; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Monday, Nov. 23, from the chapel of London Funeral Home with James Hickey officiating, followed by burial in Short Cemetery.

The pallbearers were Dwight Luna, Jason Luna, Justin Luna, Adam Luna, Jimmy Looney, Jackie Looney, and Manson Holt. The honorary pallbearer was Jeremy Reed.