Wendy Sue (Parton) Butler

July 26, 1968March 16, 2023
Obituary of Wendy Sue (Parton) Butler
Wendy Sue Parton Butler died peacefully at home on March 16, 2023. She was born on July 26, 1968, in Covington, Kentucky, the daughter of Jerry L. and Nancy L. (Vielhauer) Parton. Wendy was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Wesley Parton and Jay Parton. She is survived by her daughter, Addison; sons, Jacob and Ben; and sister, Jill Baeden (Jeff), along with nieces Jessica and Harley and nephews Brady and Joe. Her family loved her dearly and will especially miss her generosity of spirit, love, and passion. Wendy graduated from Dixie Heights High School in 1986 and earned her BA in political science from Northern Kentucky University and her Masters of Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati. In 1996, Wendy married Harry (Butch) Butler, with whom she built a life over the next 26 years. After working as a land planner in a small law firm in Cincinnati, Wendy joined Sidney & Austin in Chicago, and Alston & Bird in Atlanta, before becoming a lawyer herself. She started her own firm in 2005; Wendy Butler & Associates served newly created cities around Atlanta with the law firm of Coleman Talley, LLP. Wendy contributed many hours to the public good as a board member of several community development organizations including MARTA, the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce and the City of Brookhaven Feasibility Organization. Wendy was a beautiful, confident, intelligent woman whose sharp wit and unmistakable laugh were her calling card. Even through her most difficult challenges, she carried with her a bright smile and a warm heart. Wendy considered her greatest accomplishment her children. She enjoyed gardening and watching her cooking shows. Her family is at peace knowing she is finally at rest and there is one more angel above. The family welcomes all those who wish to pay their respects to a service of remembrance which will be celebrated at 2 pm on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at H.M. Patterson & Son – Oglethorpe Hill Chapel, 4550 Peachtree Rd NE, Brookhaven, GA 30319. Live streaming of the service is accessible at Meeting ID: 272 936 3325 and Passcode: 3FVZ7Z +16465588656,,2729363325#,,,,*016672# US (New York) A reception will be held immediately following the service. Interment will subsequently follow in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, on a future date. The family asks that any memorial contributions to be made to the Al-Anon Family Groups.

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