The Duncan Banner


May 20, 2014

Irene Luttrell

Dec. 22, 1930-May 16, 2014

DUNCAN — Irene Luttrell was born Dec. 22, 1930, in Comanche to Joe and Vernie Hobbs. She passed from this life Friday, May 16, 2014, at Mercy Hospital, in Ada at the age of 83. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Heritage Oaks Church of the Nazarene, with Rev. Bill Bowles and Pastor Doug Gunsalus officiating. Interment will be at Duncan Cemetery, with services under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday May 20 from 6-8 p.m. at Don Grantham Funeral Home.

Irene attended school in Ryan and graduated from Duncan High School in 1948. She married Ross A. Luttrell on June 8, 1948. They lived in Kansas City, Mo., for a year, and then returned to Duncan. She retired after being employed 40 years in an accounting office. She liked to travel, and was able to enjoy many trips all over the United States, Mexico, Canada, England and Europe, from Ross receiving awards as an insurance agent.  She enjoyed reading, cooking and spending time with her family.

The Luttrells were charter members of the Oak Avenue Church of the Nazarene, which was relocated to W. Beech Ave. and renamed Heritage Oaks Church of the Nazarene. They were the only active charter members of the church remaining.

She is survived by her husband, Ross, of the home, sons Don Luttrell and wife Gwendolyn, Mark Luttrell and daughter, Denise Barrick and husband David, all of Duncan. Grandchildren Nicholas Barrick, of Stillwater, Taylor Barrick, Jessie Luttrell and Jennifer Luttrell and great-grandchild Cheyenne Luttrell, all of Duncan.  Brothers-in-law, Clarence Luttrell and wife Pauline of Dallas, R.C. Luttrell of Dallas, Bill McCormick of Duncan and Thomas Luttrell and wife Gayle of Mountain Park. Sisters-in-law Helen James and husband Jesse of Dallas and Mary Bowman of Hobart. She is also survived by many cousins, nieces, nephews and wonderful friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Helen Pope and Harold George Hobbs.

Pallbearers will be Richard Glenn, Jeff Wilson, Paul McCormick, Jeremy McCormick, Nick Barrick and Tom York. Honorary pallbearers will be the Heritage Oaks Sunday School class.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Association or a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

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