Mavarine B. (Goodnight) Butler, 83 - formerly of Calhoun County

Mavarine B. (Goodnight) Butler, 83, of Bowie, Maryland, formerly of Calhoun County, beloved mother and mamaw, passed away at her home on December 19, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on June 9, 1931 in Calhoun County, WV to the late Lawrence Hale Goodnight and Dessie Mae Richards Goodnight.

In the following years, they moved to the Leading Creek area where they resided for many years. She then moved to Maryland where she resided for over 50 years.

She is survived by her five children and their spouses, Edwin (Jill) Goodnight of Brohard WV, Charlotte (Ron) Goff of Owings MD, Charlene Harter of Bowie MD, Teresa (Tony) Zelko of Bowie MD, and Charles (Alice) Holmes of Big Bend WV. She is survived by eight beloved grandchildren, Michelle Jones, Jackie Johnson, Paula Buchanan, Anthony Zelko, Marcus Zelko, Angel Miller, Tammy Brestensky, and Steve Miller. She is also survived by many great grandchildren and beloved nieces and nephews.

She was married to the late Charles Ray Holmes, Sr., and after his passing, later remarried to the late William Orin Butler.

Funeral services will be held at Five Forks Community Church, Big Bend, WV at 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 26, 2014. Rev. Alfred Hickman will officiate. Interment will be in Goodnight Cemetery, Brohard, WV. Visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to the time of service.

Stump Funeral Homes, Inc. is assisting the Butler family with arrangements.