Luther Noland |

Luther Noland

Memorial graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., June 16, at New Elm Ridge Cemetery for Luther “Papo” Doyl Noland. A celebration of life will immediately follow at the home of Mr. Noland’s daughter and son-in-law, Doyleen and Gary Glissman.

Mr. Noland passed away June 2, surrounded by loved ones. He was 85.

Mr. Noland was born July 30, 1921, to Sam Noland and Nellie Hooker in Salsaw, Okla.

He was a resident of Grass Valley for 57 years.

Mr. Noland is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Frances Ruth Noland; daughters and sons-in-law Nellie Polglase and husband Don of Nevada and Doyleen Glissman and husband Gary of Penn Valley; grandchildren Deanna Magnuson of Nevada, Craig Polglase and wife Jill of Granite Bay, Timothy Glissman and wife Felicia of Penryn and Christina Norvelle and husband Larry of Grass Valley; great-grandchildren Noland and Megan Magnuson, both of Oregon, Emily Magnuson of Nevada, Alisha Milhous and husband, Matt, of Grass Valley, Nicholas Schumacher of Mississippi and Amanda Boucher and Leah Norvelle, both of Grass Valley; great-great-grandson, Jacob Milhous, of Grass Valley; and numerous nieces and nephews in Oklahoma and California. Mr. Noland was the last of his immediate family to pass away. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, and three brothers.

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