1923 in Holly Hill, SC to the late Engle Sweat and Maize Snellings Sweat.
Mrs. Butler is the last of that union.
Mrs. Butler graduated from Roberts High School in Holly Hill, SC and later attended Allen University in Columbia, SC where she soon joined Zeta- Phi Beta Sorority.
She was married to the late Furman D. Butler for 49 years. Together they co-owned and operated Butler's Service Station for 10 years.
She was also employed with Parke Davis and Capsugel for many years.
Mrs. Butler was a member of Dunn Creek Baptist Church, where she was an active member of the choir and became a member of the Order of Eastern Star #194.
Surviving to cherish her memories are two daughters; Loretta Butler Forrest of Greenwood, SC and Barbara Butler White of Kennesaw, GA; five grandchildren; Charles Keith (Debbie) Forrest of Hodges, SC , Curtis Vann Forrest of Atlanta, GA, Anthony B (Christie) White of Acworth, GA, Karen M. White of Kennesaw, GA, Kendrick L. ( Fareeda) White of Ventura, CA ; 13 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; one step brother James (Judy) Benjamin of Miami FL; and several of other nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends to cherish her memory.
Funeral services will be held Noon Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Dunn Creek Baptist Church with Rev. James F. Davis III officiating. Burial will be in Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.