The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

December 15, 2012

Mildred Butler


WOLFE CITY —  Mildred Myrtie Butler, 97, of Wolfe City died Dec. 13, 2012, at home surrounded by her family.

She was born Feb. 7, 1915, in Wolfe City to William Sheridan Tiffee and Zula Rebecca Bolton Tiffee. She married Robert Houston Butler on Feb. 5, 1936, in Wolfe City.

Mrs. Butler was a homemaker devoted to her family and church. Her grandmother and mother were charter members of Aberfoyle Baptist Church, and she was a member there all her life.

Survivors include four children, Betty Jean Hightower and husband David of Lenexa, Kan., Robert Dale Butler and wife Janice of Weatherford, Judy Elaine Silman and husband John of Cooper and Kathy Turner and husband Steven of Commerce; nine grandchildren, Mark Hightower and wife Valerie, Susan Morales and husband Ron, Bryan Butler, Angie Moore and husband Ronnie, Shawn Silman and wife Susan, Shanna Marshall and husband Jason, Jay Silman and wife Kelly, Jason Turner and wife Pat, and Daniel Turner; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Her husband, parents, five brothers and four sisters preceded her in death.

Services are at 2 p.m. today in the R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home chapel with Bro. Kerry Meador officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Mark Hightower, Bryan Butler, Shawn Silman, Jay Silman, Jason Turner and Daniel Turner. Honorary pallbearers are Tommy “Tuck” Caldwell, Marvin Pack, William Tiffee, Joe Williams, and Jason Marshall.

Online condolences may be made at www.owensandsonfh.com


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