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Obituaries

Obituaries

Hettie Mae Martin Butler 1922 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Hettie Mae Martin Butler, 85, Lawrence, Kan., will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Magnolia. Burial will follow in Magnolia Cemetery.Mrs. Butler died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community in Lawrence.She was born May 29, 1922, in Magnolia, the daughter of Clarence and Julia Caston Martin. She lived in the Chicago area for many years and moved to Lawrence in 2001. Mrs. Butler retired after 32 years as school lunchroom manager for the Chicago Board of Education. She worked at various schools in Chicago.She was a member of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Magnolia.She married Curtis Butler on Nov. 15, 1945, in Magnolia. He died July 2, 1965. Survivors include a son, Craig, Lawrence; family friend, Ronald Stroud and wife Janice, Chicago; a brother; Ado Martin and wife Inetha, Magnolia; two sisters, Ruth Vornado and husband Freddie, McComb, and Ardella Perkins, Chicago; three grandchildren, Julia, Craig II and Aaron Butler; two great-grandsons, Noah and Caden Butler; and many nieces and nephews.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Butler.