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Don T Lutrell

April 6, 1938 ~ December 23, 2021 (age 83)


Donald T. “Don” Lutrell, 83, of Russellville, passed away at his home on December 23, 2021.  The son of C. E. “Claude” Lutrell and Thelma (Taylor) Lutrell, he was born April 6, 1938, in Staves, (Cleveland County),AR.  He and Gail Caviness married on August 9, 1959, at Heber Springs.  Don worked for Contel Telecommunications as a technician until his retirement in 1992. 

Don was a lifetime member of the churches of Christ, a long-time member of West Side Church of Christ where Don served as a Deacon and drove the Joy Bus for the West Side Bus Ministry. He recently became a charter member of the new Shiloh Road Church of Christ.

Don and Gail loved spending time with their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  They also loved the Arkansas Razorbacks, and attended their games often including a special trip to Hawaii to support their team. Historical sites and parks in the United States were favorites along with ski trips with friends.  Don will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jim Lutrell; two brothers, Elbert and Glenn Lutrell; and a sister, Oralyn Cash.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Gail C Lutrell; son, Russ Lutrell (Tiffany), of Russellville; daughter, LeAnn Ivester (Jack) of Searcy; four granddaughters, Allison Lutrell of Little Rock, Lindsey Ivester Walker (Ross) of Searcy, Hailey Ivester Brannon (Josh) of Beebe, and Jessica Ivester Weaver (Brian) of Little Rock; seven great-grandchildren, Avery, Layton, and Addy Walker, Eden and Ella Brannon,Parker and Livi Ann Weaver; a sister, Mary Lee Ramick (George) of Pine Bluff; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and extended family.

The Memorial Service will be held at 10:00AM, Monday, December 27, 2021, at Humphrey Chapel in Russellville.  Brother Dan Lightfoot will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until service time in the chapel. Cremation arrangements are by the J Herman Humphrey Dignity Cremation Center and the private burial will be at Center Valley Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to Shiloh Road Church of Christ, 2100 Shiloh Road, Russellville, AR 72802.

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December 27, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Humphrey Funeral Chapel
2801 West Main
Russellville, AR 72801

Memorial Service
December 27, 2021

10:00 AM
Humphrey Funeral Chapel
2801 West Main
Russellville, AR 72801

December 27, 2021

5:21 PM
Center Valley Memorial Gardens
2601 Center Valley Road
Russellville, AR 72802


Shiloh Road Church of Christ
2100 Shiloh Road, Russellville AR 72802
Tel: 1-479-967-4627

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