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 James Brooks Butterworth

James Brooks Butterworth

Birth
Canton, Cherokee County, Georgia, USA
Death 18 Nov 2012 (aged 86)
Douglasville, Douglas County, Georgia, USA
Burial Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 101021374 · View Source
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James Brooks Butterworth, age 86, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, November 18, 2012. He was born November 13, 1926 in Canton, GA, son of the late H. H. and Martha Coveney Butterworth. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Anitria Redd.

Mr. Butterworth was a Navy Veteran serving his country during World War II. He received his Masters degree from Vanderbilt University and his teaching career spanned 35 years in Gwinnett, Gilmer and Union Counties, finishing his career in Cobb County. He coached high school sports for 10 years. He served as a deacon for many years and was very active in many church capacities and especially enjoyed outreach ministries. He was presently a member of Ephesus Baptist Church. He also loved gardening and was an avid sports fan.

He is survived by his beloved wife of more than 58 years Evelyn Butterworth; son-in-law Raymond Redd; grandson Chris Redd and his wife Courtney; granddaughter Hannah Redd; brother Gene Butterworth; one niece and two nephews.

The funeral service was held at Ephesus Baptist Church with Dr. Billy Godwin and Reverend Clifton Duvall officiating. Interment followed at Kennesaw Memorial Park, Marietta, GA. Flowers accepted, but donations may be made in Mr. Butterworth's memory to Ephesus Baptist Church Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, P. O. Box 280, Winston, GA 30187. Those who wish to express condolences or share a special memory may do so online at www. whitleygarner. com Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246

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  • Created by: F Chambers
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101021374
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Brooks Butterworth (13 Nov 1926–18 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101021374, citing Kennesaw Memorial Park, Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by F Chambers (contributor 46952293) .