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Elizabeth M. Butler

Elizabeth McKinnon Butler, 91, of 3331 Baugh Street, died Sunday, August 22, 2010.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She married Robert H. Butler September 26, 1942 in Cleveland, Ohio and celebrated 58 years of marriage until his death in 2001. Betty, Bob and their sons, Bruce and Gary, moved to Raleigh in 1959. Betty became very active in the community. She held various offices in the Starmount Garden Club, New Hope Wilders Grove Exchange Club, Capital Quilters Guild and found a church home at Millbrook United Methodist Church where she was an active member for 51 years. She enjoyed participating in events by baking, quilting, knitting and doing needlepoint.
Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 26, 2010 at Millbrook United Methodist Church, 1712 East Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27609. Burial, Pine Forest Memorial Gardens, Stadium Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

Surviving: sons, Bruce Butler (Sue) of Oklahoma City, OK, Gary Butler (Deborah) of Raleigh; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters, Florence M. Lucht of Medina, OH, Gladys M. Svoboda of Sagamore Hills, OH; brother-in-law, Donald Butler (Ruth) of Forrest, IL.

The family will receive relatives and friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service & Crematory, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC 27545.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Millbrook United Methodist Church, 1712 East Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27609.

Condolences to the family may be made at www.poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.


Published in The News & Observer on August 24, 2010


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