Mount Vernon News
  • Luther N. Whitt

  • June 23, 2011

MOUNT VERNON — Luther N. Whitt, 91, of Mount Vernon, died Monday, June 20, 2011, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.

Luther was born Jan. 31, 2011, in Buchanan County, Va., to Edward and Rose Ann (Jackson) Whitt. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a retired aviation mechanic.

Surviving are his wife, Myrtle (Stiltner) Whitt; stepchildren, Bob L. (Ethel) Davis, David G. (Dixie) Davis, Nancy (Garcil) Sanders, Donald (Diane) Davis, Gary Douglas (Earlene) Davis and Wilma Sue (Dan) Harris; 17 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and his sister, Dee (Joe) Dydynski.

Besides his parents, Luther was preceded in death by five brothers.

There will be no calling hours. A private family service will be held at a later date. To send a private online condolence to the family, visit

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Luther N. Whitt.

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