Morgan Henry


Eoma Luker Henry, 76, of Sylva passed away Saturday evening, Feb. 8, 2020.

A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Della Mae Luker. Eoma was a member of Sylva Assembly of God Church, where she put her faith and family first. She enjoyed doing her Mission work and giving more than receiving. She truly had a servant’s heart.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, George Perry Henry Sr.; daughters, Sherry (Roy) Rains of Sylva, Teresa (Jeffery) Wheeler of Waynesville; son, George Perry Henry Jr. of Sylva; granddaughters, Jessica (Troy) Hall of Sylva, Victoria Wheeler of Waynesville; grandsons, Jonathan Rains of Sylva, Sean Wheeler of Waynesville; great-grandson, Daniel Hall; great-granddaughter, Lorelai Hall; sisters Doris Franks of Tuckasegee, Dorothy (David) Henry of Sylva, Glana (Arnold) Vickers of Cullowhee, Martha Lou (David) Fisher of Tuckasegee, Carolyn “Susie” (Steve) Cooper of Waynesville; brothers, R.A. (JoAnn) Luker, Daniel (Gladys) Luker, Leonard (Leona) Luker, Michael Luker, Clifton “Chubb” (Brenda) Luker, Randy (Ellen) Luker, Paul (Rebecca) Luker, all of Tuckasegee.

Funeral Services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in the chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with the Revs. Leonard “Doc” Luker and Jason Bryson officiating.

The family received friends Tuesday evening, Feb. 11, at Appalachian Funeral Services.

Burial was in Shook Cemetery.