Greeta Butler

Greeta ButlerGreeta L. Butler, 98, of Astoria died at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at Astoria Manor.

She was born March 9, 1903, in Astoria, a daughter of Martin L. and Mary I. Brinton Horner. She married Lyle D. Butler on July 14, 1920, in Astoria. He died April 17, 1968.

She also was preceded in death by one son, Jack, two granddaughters, four brothers and four sisters.

Surviving are three sons, Thomas (and Mildred) of Astoria, Lyle Jr. (and Karen) of Santee, Calif., and Rodney (and Joan) of Fenton, Mo.; two daughters, Virginia (and Carl) McCausland of Lewistown and Amy (and Grant) Hollingsworth of Austin, Texas; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was a member of Astoria Christian Church and a former member of Summum Christian Church, where she taught an adult Sunday school class for more than 20 years.

She and her husband farmed in Kerton Township for many years.

Services were held Sunday at Astoria Christian Church with Gary Sheets officiating. Burial was in Astoria Cemetery. Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Summum Christian Church, Astoria Christian Church or Astoria Manor.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/13/2001

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