Olive B. Luther, 99, Bristol

Active in the church for many years

Posted 7/23/20

Olive B. Luther, 99, of Bristol, died Wednesday, July 22,2020 at the Silver Creek Manor Nursing Home, Bristol. She was the wife of the late Francis Luther, they were married November 25, …

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Olive B. Luther, 99, Bristol

Active in the church for many years

Posted

Olive B. Luther, 99, of Bristol, died Wednesday, July 22,2020 at the Silver Creek Manor Nursing Home, Bristol. She was the wife of the late Francis Luther, they were married November 25, 1942.

Olive was born in Fall River, MA., the only child of the late John and Elsie(Whitney) Bryden.

Mrs. Luther was a Nurse’s Aide at Roger Williams General Hospital, working in the Emergency Room, in Providence for over 20 years, and was also a hairdresser.

She had lived in Bristol since 1942, coming from Warren.

Olive belonged to the First Baptist Church in Bristol, where she was a Deacon, she was also the Choir Director Emeritus.

She was a 75-year member of the Kickemuit Grange, a member of the Bristol Female Charitable Society, and a member of the Bristol Home for the aged.

She lived life fully with a kind and compassionate heart, a belly full of laughter, and an unwavering spirit of positivity, determination and strength.

She loved and lived for her family, she also had a strong faith in God.

Mrs. Luther is survived by her children, Francis “Bud” Luther Jr. and his wife Deborah of Bristol, Gail Feather and her husband Geoffrey of Warren, Cynthia Pires and her husband Alan of Bristol, and Betty Vargas and her husband Manuel “ BIBS” of Bristol.

She was the grandmother of 16, the great-grandmother of 30 and the great- great-grandmother of one.

A Celebration of her life will be held at a later date, and all current services are private.

Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory may be sent to the First Baptist Church of Bristol, 250 High Street, Bristol, RI,02809.

Arrangements by Smith Funeral and Memorial Services, Warren, RI.

www.wjsmithfh.com

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