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Luther Edward Ennett

December 11, 1939 ~ September 6, 2021 (age 81)


Luther Edward Ennett, Jr., 81, of 658 Confederate Drive, Sneads Ferry, NC  departed to his heavenly home on Monday, September 6, 2021. He was born December 11, 1939 to the late Luther Ennett and Ravenell Davis Ennett.   In June of 1965, Luther opened his own business in Sneads Ferry, NC and began his lifelong career in real estate at Ennett Realty Company. He served as a past president of the Jacksonville Board of Realtors and the Topsail Island Association of Realtors as well as other offices on these boards. Over the years, Luther was involved with several  organizations such as Jaycees, Rotary Club, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Shriners, Scottish Rites and  Masons. He served on committees with the Onslow County Planning Department, Coastal Carolina Community College and Jones-Onslow EMC. Luther was preceded in death by his parents, a brother (Peter Ennett) and a sister (Becky Ennett). He is survived by his devoted wife, Sherry Gordon Ennett, daughters Kathy Wilcox (Eddie); Tasha Duell (Donny); stepson, Jeff Parker and stepdaughter, Heather Raynor (Eric) and several loving nieces. He and Sherry were blessed with 11 grandsons: Kendell & Cameron Wilcox, Casper, Jerrod & Tristan Duell, Cody & Clayton Parker, Trace, Luke, Nicholas & Isaac Raynor.

Visitation for Luther will be held Thursday from 6 – 8pm at Jones Funeral Home in Holly Ridge, NC. His Life Celebration service will be at 2:00pm on Friday at Salem Baptist Church in Sneads Ferry, NC led by Larry Teachey. In lieu of flowers, consider donating to one of his favorite charities, the Shriner Childrens Hospitals.


September 9, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home - Holly Ridge
207 N. Dyson Street
Holly Ridge, NC 28445

Funeral Service
September 10, 2021

2:00 PM
Salem Baptist Church
198 Sneads Ferry Road
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460

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