Betty Jo Butler

    June 5, 1933  -  December 23, 2010

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Betty Jo Ferguson Butler, age 77, of Douglasville passed away Thursday, December 23, 2010. She was born in Adairsville, Georgia on June 5, 1933 to Elbert and Gracie Lewis Ferguson. She was a retired bakery worker for the National Biscuit Company and a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by brothers, Jewel Ferguson, Melvin Ferguson, and Terrell Ferguson; sisters, Beatrice Womack and Gussie Walraven.

She is survived by her husband, Donald F. Butler of Douglasville; sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy and Betty Butler of Winston, Melvin and Linda Butler of Douglasville, Guy and Karen Butler of Carrollton; brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Jean Ferguson of Loganville; grandchildren, Carmen Taff, D.J. Butler, Jason Butler, and Christopher Betts; great grandchildren, Raina Chalkley, Makayla Betts and Gabrielle Thompson.

Funeral services will be on Friday, December 24, 2010 at 12:00 pm from Hightower’s Memorial Chapel with Pastor Barry Golden officiating. Commitial and interment will be held on Friday, December 24, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the Crestlawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive visitors on Thursday, December 23, 2010, from 5:00 until 8:00pm.

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Hightower’s Memorial Chapel and Cremation Service of Douglasville has charge of the arrangements.

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Born: June 5, 1933

Place of Birth: Adairsville, GA

Death: December 23, 2010

Place of Death: Douglasville

Occupation: Retired, National Biscuit Company

Organizations: Park Avenue Baptist Church

Donald F. Butler, Spouse

Jimmy and Betty Butler, Son and Daughter-in-Law

Melvin and Linda Butler, Son and Daughter-in-Law

Guy and Karen Butler, Son and Daughter-in-Law

Jimmy and Jean Ferguson, Brother and Sister-in-Law

Carmen Taff, Granddaughter

D.J. Butler, Grandson

Jason Butler, Grandson

Christopher Betts, Grandson

Raina Chalkley, Great Granddaughter

Makayla Betts, Great Granddaughter

Gabrielle Thompson, Great Granddaughter

Elbert Ferguson, Father

Gracie Lewis Ferguson, Mother

Jewel Ferguson, Brother

Melvin Ferguson, Brother

Beatrice Womack, Sister

Gussie Walraven, Sister

Terrell Ferguson, Brother

This memorial provided by:
Hightower Family Funeral Homes
West Georgia, GA