Mr. John Luie Humber, age 81 of the Twin community, passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at his residence. Luie was a member of the Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church, a United States Army Veteran and retired from UPS. Luie was a lifelong farmer, a man who could fix anything, and he loved a good drag race. He was a member of the Twin Volunteer Fire Department and was always ready when called. Luie and Frankie Jean were a driving force in the creation of Twin Park, they spent countless hours seeing it created and could usually be found working there. Luie found fulfillment watching families, especially children, playing and enjoying time spent at the park. He always had a heart for helping children. Mr. Humber was an active member of the Shriners, he devoted countless hours transporting children and their families to and from the Shriner’s Hospital. One of his greatest joys was making children happy and see them smile.
Luie was preceded in death by his parents, John Pearson Humber and Audrey Mae Hendrix Humber, a brother, Melvin Humber, mother and father-in-law, Ollie Lee and Lawrence Conner, and a special brother-in-law, Larry Gene “Sam” Taylor. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Frankie Jean Humber, his daughter, Alicia (Erik) Bratton, his grandchildren, Alexa Bozeman, Molly Mullins, John Owen Bratton and Tate Bloodworth Owen, sisters, Charlene (Ray) Baccus, Lurene Corkren and Ilene Hays, brother-in-law, Charles (Janet) Conner, sisters-in-law, Lynn (Nicky) Whitehead, Ida (Milton) Rhudy and Sheila Taylor and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
The funeral service for Mr. Humber will be held on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. from the Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church in Twin with burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery. The visitation will be held on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the church. In Lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children at P.O. Box 863765m Orlando, Florida 32886, or at; donate.lovetotherescue.org in memory of Luie. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Humber family.