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James Wesley "Pete" Butler

June 27, 1931 June 27, 2019
James  Wesley "Pete" Butler
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Obituary for James Wesley "Pete" Butler

James Wesley (Pete) Butler, a native of Shubuta, MS and longtime resident of Saraland AL. Passed away on June 27, 2019 (His 88th birthday).
He is survived by his loving wife Gertie Bell (Bodie) Butler, Two daughters : Patricia (Mark) McPherson of Saraland AL, and Karen (Jimmy) Thornton of Chunchula AL, one son: Ronnie E. (Renee) Butler Sr, of Shubuta MS; Nine grand children: Jennifer (Kenneth)Bayles, Michael McPherson, David Thornton, Ronnie E. Butler Jr., Melissa (Cory) Ashley, Kristy (Ryan) Ellison, Amanda Butler, Brittany (Blain)Smith, and Stephanie Butler; 17 great-grand children:
Katelynn Bayles, Nathan Bayles, Kadence McPherson, Evan McPherson, Corbin McPherson, Josie McPherson, Bailey Ashley, Emilie Ashley, Harper Ashley, Karleigh Ellison,
Kasey Ellison, Shawn Butler, James Ray Vanosdol, Alexis Thornton, Emma Thornton, Jordyn Stevens, Raelyn Smith; One brother: J.C. Butler Jr of Saraland AL. And numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents James Clifford Butler Sr & Lena Azeline (Jones) Butler; 6 sisters: Lois Huddleston, Ethel Snellgrove, Audie Waller, Gladys Barnett, Ruth West, Eloise Heiden; and 2 brothers: Walter Butler & Huey Butler.
He served in the Korean War Conflict/Army divison, retired from International Paper Co after 38 years, was a member of Saraland Baptist Church and loved to sing in the choir. Favorite song Beulah Land. He loved attending Gospel Sing Concerts.
He enjoyed fishing and lived spending time with his family. He also spent time, outside of work, gardening, planting & harvesting vegetables and fruits for his family & friends.
He will be Greatly Missed!!
Services will be on Tuesday July 2, 2019 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home Saraland AL
10 :00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. for family; 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon for friends and service at noon followed by interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.


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Visitation

Tuesday

2

Jul

11:00 AM 7/2/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 7/2/2019 12:00:00 PM
Forest Lawn Funeral Home

9700 Celeste Road
Saraland, AL 36571

Forest Lawn Funeral Home
9700 Celeste Road Saraland 36571 AL
United States

Service

Tuesday

2

Jul

12:00 PM 7/2/2019 12:00:00 PM
Forest Lawn Funeral Home

9700 Celeste Road
Saraland, AL 36571

Forest Lawn Funeral Home
9700 Celeste Road Saraland 36571 AL
United States

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Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

10000 Celeste Road
Saraland, AL 36571

10000 Celeste Road Saraland 36571 AL
United States
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