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 Levene <I>Sponaugle</I> Butcher

Levene Sponaugle Butcher

Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA
Death 8 Jun 2011 (aged 91–92)
Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Riverton, Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA
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Levene Sponaugle Butcher, 91, of Riverton passed away peacefully on June 8, 2011, at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport.

She was born on the Hunting Ground on Dec. 16, 1919, the daughter of the late Harman and Etta Warner Sponaugle.

She was a 1939 graduate of Circleville High School, a member of the Gideons International Ladies Auxiliary, the

Dixie Extension Homemakers Club and Seneca Rocks United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker.

She and her husband were the founders and co-owners of Butcher’s Motor Service in Riverton.

On June 28, 1941, she married Herbert Stern Butcher, who preceded her in death on Feb. 4, 1998.

Surviving are a daughter, Sherry Lynn Murray and husband, Hank of Bridgeport; a son Douglas Mark Butcher and wife, Lori of Riverton; a daughter-in-law, Judy Butcher of Crofton, MD; five grandchildren, Benjamin and Bradley Butcher of Hanover, MD, Ashley and Julia Murray of Morgantown and Meredith Veltri and husband, Mark of Bridgeport; two great-grandchildren, Presley “P” Veltri and Sean “Bubby” Veltri of Bridgeport, who were “MeMaw’s pride and joy; a sister, Idelta Lambert and husband, Keith of Circleville; a brother, Roscoe Sponaugle and wife, Phyllis of Charlottesville, VA; a sister-in-law, Helen Ingram of White House, TX; and many nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death and welcomed home by a son, Chester Hugh Butcher; and three brothers, Marvin, Ray and McClure Sponaugle and seven sisters, Beulah Simmons, Alpha Bennett, Kerlin Landes, Myrtle Phares, Kitty Waybright, Elsie White and Ruth Harper.

Funeral services were held Saturday at the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin with Rev. Earl Bible and Rev. Robert Baer, Jr. officiating.

Interment was at North Fork Memorial Cemetery, Riverton.

Memorials may be made to Gideons International or Seneca United Methodist Church.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Levene Sponaugle Butcher (1919–8 Jun 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110179495, citing North Fork Memorial Cemetery, Riverton, Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by White (contributor 48020050) .