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“I am saddened by the loss of Steve. I was very surprised to hear by phone message from Sid that he had passed away at such an early age. I'm sure...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Gene Byrd - Humble, TX

“Tammy, I am so very sorry to hear of the death of Stephen. I wanted you to know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Bless you....Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Anne Heath-Welch - Houston, TX

“Dear Tami, Amanda, Michael, Jamie and girls, I still just cannot believe that this has happened. I am so very sorry for all of you! I feel like...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Missy Landry - LA - Friend

“My condolenses to the Luke family. May he rest in Peace. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Julia Martin - Centerville, LA

“I will miss our "Wal Mart" visits. Steve was such a good and decent man. A true soldier for Christ. We will always remember his smile and his sense...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Allen Sanders - Baldwin, LA

“Tami, I'm so sorry for your loss. May wonderful memories help sustain you as you work through your sorrow. You are in my prayers. Love, Cindy ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Cindy Scott Davis - Houston, TX

“Tami, you and your family are in our prayers. So sorry for your loss. Shirley and Roy Watts ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Shirley Miller Watts - LA

“Tami, Felicia and I send our love and prayers to you and your family in this time of loss. May the presence of the Comforter be very near and grant...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Wesley Putnam - Bedford, TX

“My condolences to Tami, Amanda, Michael and all of Steve's family. I always admired Steve's courage and his positive attitude. I remember us...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Greg Young - Centerville, LA

“Mrs. Luke and Amanda, I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Luke's passing. I am praying for you. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Margaurite Mathis-Clark - Covina, CA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Praying or you and your family. God Bless, Doug Cook ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Doug Cook - Monroe, LA - friend

“Dear Tami and Amanda, I am so sorry to hear of Stephen's death. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. Tami, I think of you often...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Dorothy Gwin - Nashville, TN

13 of 14 | Posted by: ALMA AND PETE FIRMIN - BALDWIN, LA

“Tami, I was so sad to hear of Steve's passing. Just wanted you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Shelley Michel - Florence, AL

Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 20, 2012, at 11:00 AM at The Miracle Mission at the old Presbyterian Church in Centerville for Mr. Stephen Joseph Luke, 61, a native and longtime resident of Centerville, who went home to his Lord Friday, May 18, 2012, at his home with his family at his side. Burial will follow in the Presbyterian Cemetery in Centerville. Tyler Davis, closer than a brother, will officiate the services.

Stephen was a loving husband and father. He was an avid follower of Jesus and never passed up the opportunity to tell of his Lord and Savior.

Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Tami Osoinach Luke of Centerville; one daughter, Amanda Luke of Centerville; one son, Michael Aaron Luke and his wife Jamie of Thibodaux; six siblings, Julia Luke, Marvel Baudoin, August Luke, Freddie Luke, Sid Luke, and Ruth Luke; two granddaughters, Olivia and Sophie Luke; his mother-in-law, Gloria Osoinach; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Sadie Tabor Luke.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Sunday at the church from 10:00 AM until time of service at 11:00 AM.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main St., Franklin, LA, 70538, 337-828-5426.