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Mary Virginia "Jennie" Brooks Butts
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1883
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jul. 23, 1975
Union
Newton County
Mississippi, USA

Mrs. Jenny Butts passed away in Laird's hospital in Union Mississippi July 23, 1975. She was laid to rest in County Line Cemetery 3 miles East of Union on July 24th amid the scenes and among the friend and family she loved so much. Rev. Cecil Laird, Rev. Jack Neece and Rev. Elton Winstead officiating.Mrs. Butts was 92 years old. She married John A, Butts of Union Jan 19, 1900. Rev. R.K. Cleveland officated. Jenny age 17 and John age 16. The young couple settled down on a farm in the Greenland community. This was a happy marriage following the principles of Jesus Christ. Old time honesty and old time religion. 13 children was born to this union. John passed away Jan 1929 leaving the entire responsibility on Jenny to raise the children. She assumed the responsibility with love and directed the children in the way of the Lord. 7 boys and 6 girls. Gertie Butts Crocker, Martin Butts, Matthew Butts died young, Mertice Butts, Otto Butts, A.V. Butts, Billy Butts, Lucy Mabel Butts McMullan, Clara Butts Rush, Miss Lillian Butts, Barnie Butts Winstead, William Dub Butts, Sarah Butts Allgood.
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 Parents:
  George W. Brooks (1855 - 1930)
  Mary F. Brooks (1854 - 1952)
 
 Spouse:
  John Alexander Butts (1883 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Gertie Butts Crocker (1901 - 1986)*
  Martin Mondell Butts (1902 - 1977)*
  Matthew W Butts (1904 - 1907)*
  Lucy Mabel Butts McMullan (1914 - 1996)*
  Lillian Virginia Butts (1919 - 2013)*
  Sara Ann Butts Allgood (1926 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
County Line Cemetery
Union
Neshoba County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Sarah Bradley McMullan
Record added: Apr 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68241385
Mary Virginia Jennie <i>Brooks</i> Butts
Added by: Sarah Bradley McMullan
 
Mary Virginia Jennie <i>Brooks</i> Butts
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Mary Virginia Jennie <i>Brooks</i> Butts
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- Sarah Bradley McMullan
 Added: Feb. 26, 2013

- grandson Johnny
 Added: Apr. 11, 2011
 
 
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