OBITUARY

James Oliver Butler

December 15, 1924August 5, 2011

James O. Butler was born December 15, 1924 in Carroll County, TN to Guy and Clara Dell Butler.

He grew up in Bemis, TN and was a graduate of J.B. Young High School and West TN Business College. In 1942, he joined the U.S Navy and served in the Pacific with the SeaBees until 1945. He was married to Ruby Evelyn Stewart for 64 years until her death in 2009. For most of his career, he worked for, managed and was a partner in the Wells & Lassiter Dairy in the Madison Hall Community of Jackson, where he and his family also lived. He is survived by daughter, Linda Butler of Martin, TN; son, Phillip Butler of Jackson; three grandchildren, Oliver, Michael and Nathaniel; one great granddaughter, Khloe Madison Butler.

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, August 8, 2011 at 7 p.m. in the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons with visitation from 5:30 p.m. until service time at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital .

George A. Smith and Sons South Chapel, 731-427-5555

Services

  • Memorial Service Monday, August 8, 2011
  • Visitation Monday, August 8, 2011
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George A. Smith and Sons

August 25, 2011

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

August 10, 2011

Linda,
We were so sorry to hear of your father's death. It seems that you have been through so much. I am praying that God will give you peace and comfort in this. Sandy and Marvin Downing

Randy and Cindy Gaylord

August 8, 2011

Linda,
We are so very sorry. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you,

August 8, 2011

Dearest Linda,

I am so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. I know how dear he was to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your brother and nephews. Talk to you soon, Lainie

August 8, 2011

Linda, I'm so sorry. My prayers are with you and your family.

Joe Croom

Mary and Bob Carpenter

August 7, 2011

Linda, You,your brother and entire family have our deepest condolences.

Karen and Roger Elmore

August 7, 2011

Linda,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss, keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY