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 Hightowers 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.
You may share your thoughts and memories on line at www.hightowersmemorial.com.
Hightowers Memorial Chapel and Cremation Service of Douglasville has charge of the arrangements.
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 (Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel, Hightower's Memorial Chapel and Hightower Funeral Home)