Lucille Butler age 92 - Normantown

Lucille Butler age 92, of Gassaway Rd. Normantown, West Virginia, departed this life at 1:21 p.m. Wednesday September 2, 2009 at her home.

Born April 5, 1917 in Gilmer Co. daughter of the late Hannigan and Grace Heckert Smith.

Lucille was a graduate of Tanner High School Class of 1935,Graduate of Glenville State College in 1962 where she graduated at the top of her class. Mrs. Butler taught 17 years in Gilmer Co. where she spent time at Normantown and Gilmer Co. High School. She was a member of the Gilmer Co. Red Hats, Gilmer Co. Farm Bureau. Lucille was also a Gilmer Co. Belle in 2006. She was also a member of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

On November 6, 1937 she was united in marriage to William Jennings Butler who preceded her in death on August 21, 2000.

Mrs. Butler is survived by 3 daughters and 5 sons: Dorothy Oliver and husband Bob of Mason WV., Donna Joan Lambert and husband Bob of Atwater OH., Karen Brady and husband Ken of Parkersburg WV., Melvin Butler and wife Stephanie of Waynesburg PA., William Butler and wife Rebecca of Ann Arbor, MI., Robert Butler and wife Linda of Parkersburg WV., Douglas Butler and wife Susie of Colorado Springs CO., and Richard Butler and wife Kathy of Normantown WV.

There are 18 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren surviving. She is also survived by 4 sisters and 2 brothers: Waheva Folk, Wilma Cather, Mary Louise Starett, Loretta McElwee, Virgil Smith, and Ford Smith.

In addition to her parents and husband, Jennings, she was preceded in death by 6 brothers: Paige Smith, Layke Smith, Willard Smith, Dean Smith, Levi Smith, and Don Smith.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 5, 2009 at the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with Pastor Richard Westfall officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc. Glenville WV.

Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family of Lucille Butler with arrangements.