February 24, 1928 ~ January 9, 2009
Graveside services for Clara Butler, 80, of Avinger, TX will be at 10:00 AM, Monday, January 12 at Pyland Cemetery near Avinger with Rev. Phil Starrett officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, January11 from 4 to 6 PM at the funeral home. She was born February 24, 1928 in New Orleans to Michael and Virginia Russo and died January 9, 2009 in a Jefferson nursing home. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law Steve and Stella Butler of Avinger and Bo and Kim Butler of Soper, OK; two daughters and sons-in-law Shirley and John Spencer and Ghena and Rev. Phil Starrett of all of Avinger; 14 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren; two sisters Betty Bennings and Virginia King both of New Orleans, several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Butler was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years Hugh Butler, a daughter Mary Carter and two grandchildren Michael Granberry and LeAnna Jackson and one sister Josie Russo.