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TRENTON, GA: Luther Dunning. Joiner, age 82, passed away June 4, 2017. Luther retired from Georgia Power in 1989. At the age of 55 he walked the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Trenton, GA.

Luther was a member of Gideons International, Catoosa Valley RDC; life time member of the Optimist where he served as Lt. Governor; served for ten years as Building Official for the City of Trenton and served on several other boards.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ira and Stella Joiner; sisters Stella Corbett, Louise Haveran, and Gertie Dillon; brothers Earnest Joiner and James Joiner.

Survivors include his loving wife of twenty years, Janie Joiner; daughter Lynn Wilson Valdosta, GA; sons Luther Joiner, Jr., Columbus, GA., Joey Joiner, Augusta, GA; step-sons Roger (Susan) Hampton, Hixson, TN., William S. (Joan) Hampton, Charlotte, N.C.; eighteen grandchildren, Abby, Haley, Logan, Jonathan, and Rebecca Joiner; Katie Smith; Laura, Cole and Taylor Wilson; Andrew Danko; Mallory Davis; Mark, Brad, John, Gannon, and Brett Hampton; Ashlee Booksh; Kayla Hoffman; eight great-grandchildren; sisters Frances Topper, Minneapolis, MN and Dottie Duke, Marietta, GA; nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 2:00 PM EDT with full military services at Calvary Baptist Church with Pastor Billy Wallace, Pastor Tim Renshaw, and Missionary Shannon Hampton officiating. Interment will follow in Hawkins Cemetery with Brother Tim Riddle offering prayer.

Visitation will be held Tuesday 4:00 PM ~ 8:00 PM; Wednesday 11:00 AM ~ 1:00 PM at the Trenton Chapel of Moore Funeral Home. The body will then be taken to Calvary Baptist Church for the 2:00 PM service.

In lieu of flowers, please make your contributions to Calvary Baptist Church Mission Fund, P. O. Box 546, Trenton, GA 30752.

Please leave your thoughts and prayers at www.moorefuneralhometrenton.com

Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton, GA.
Published on June 7, 2017
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