Reburial services for Pfc. Luther M.
Tillery, Dallas paratrooper killed March 14, 1945 in France, will be
held at 2 p. m. Tuesday at Weiland Funeral Church, 2909 Live Oak
Private Tillery was born in Dallas October 7, 1922. He was graduated
from Woodrow Wilson High School, where he lettered in football two years
He also attended Texas A&M College prior to entering the Army January
Tillery was a member of Headquarters Company, 508th Parachute Infantry
Regiment, a part of the 82d Airborne Division. He participated in
parachute jumps during the Normandy and Holland invasions and fought in
the Battle of the Bulge.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. T. Tillery, 917 Cristler. He also is
survived by a brother, Max Tillery.
The Rev. Frank C. Brown, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, of which
Tillery was a member, will officiate. Burial will be in Grove Hill
Pallbearers will be former school friends. They are Herbert Stevenson,
Bill Stevenson Alton Prater, Robert Barnes, Paul Humphries, and Dr.