|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1903|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 2002|
Obituary found in the Fairfax Chief, dated Oct. 24th 2002, page 3 states:
"Services for Carl J. Butler Held...
Funeral Services for longtime Fairfax resident, Carl J. Butler, will be held at 2 p.m. today, October 24th in the First Christian Church with Rev. George Weston presiding.
Mr. Butler passed away Monday morning, October 21, 2002, at the Heritage Villa Nursing Center in Bartlesville. He was 99 years of age.
Born July 17, 1903 at Tomahawk, Ark., he was the second of nine children born to Jesse M. and Emily Baker Butler. He received his early education in the Prue and Rigsby area schools.
He was united in marriage to Marie Black on Dec. 18, 1925 at Sapulpa (OK). The couple had been married 67 years prior to Mrs. Butler's death on Feb. 3, 1993.
Mr. Butler was employed with Sinclair Oil and Gas Company for 42 years. After his retirement, he continued with contract pumping work for 19 years in the Fairfax area, until the age of 84.
He had spent the last 5 1/2 years at Heritage Villa Nursing Center of Bartlesville. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Fairfax and was a Master Mason with the Grayhorse Lodge for over 60 years. He had served as a school board member fo the Grayhorse School. Mr. and Mrs. Butler had babysat for several years for many children of the Fairfax community. Mr. Butler always enjoyed visiting with others and was always willing to talk about his children and other children he helped care for.
He is survived by five children: Carl L. Butler and wife, Louise, of Oklahoma City; Virginia Barnes and husband, E. Gene Barnes, of Dewey; C. David Butler and wife, Nell, of Hominy; Linda C, Befort and husband, Dennis, of Bartlesville; and G. Mack Butler and wife, Trice, of Stillwater; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and
5 great-great-grandchildren; three sisters: Opal Bickham
of Chelsea; Drucilla O'Brien of Shrewsbury, MA and M. H. (Boots) Benson of Spring, TX, and other more distant relatives and friends.
Casketbearers will be grandsons Paul Butler, Carl Barnes, Neal Barnes, Brad Butler, and Allen Befort. Honorary casketbearers will be granddaughters Karol Veal, Nina Ropp, Belinda Butler, Amy Hanson, Ann McNellis and Regan Butler.
Interment will be in the Fairfax Cemetery under the direction of the Hunsaker-Wooten Funeral Home of Fairfax. Memorial Contributions may be made to the First Christian Church Elevator Fund, 154 N. 4th, Fairfax, Ok 74637."
Jesse MacDougal Butler (1880 - 1958)
Emily Frances Baker Butler (1882 - 1966)
Marie Jerrene Black Butler (1907 - 1993)*
Ralph Dewey Butler (1902 - 1994)*
Carl John Butler (1903 - 2002)
Opal Frances Butler Bickham (1907 - 2003)*
Neoma Polly Butler Adkins (1910 - 1974)*
Ann Lexa Butler Gill (1913 - 2001)*
Raymond Luther Butler (1915 - 1990)*
Created by: ~P.J.~
Record added: Aug 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40482581
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