Shirley Butler

Shirley Widener Butler (Widener)

Saturday, October 24th, 1931 - Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
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Shirley Widener Butler, 88, of Winchester, VA died Thursday, April 23, 2020, at her home.

She was born October 24, 1931, in Roanoke, VA, the daughter of the late Burton McKinley and Edith Virginia Thompson Widener. Shirley was a 1953 graduate of the University Mary Washington, receiving her Bachelors of Science Degree in Math. She was a member of the Professional Educators Organization and of Burnt Presbyterian Church.

Shirley married John Kenneth Butler August 23, 1952 in Blacksburg, VA.

Along with her husband she is survived by her sons, John Kenneth Butler, Jr. of Waldorf, MD and Mark McKinley Butler (Debra Ann) of Bristow, VA and two grandchildren, Sarah Thompson Butler and Joshua McKinley Butler.

She is preceded in death by her daughter Patricia Gail Butler.

Friends may call Tuesday, April 28, 2020 between the hours of 9:00 am – 5:00 pm to pay respects.

A graveside service will be private at Mount Hebron Cemetery with Doug Rinker, Lay Pastor officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the DementiaMatters, P. O Box C, White Post, Va 22663
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 | 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Jones Funeral Home - Winchester
    228 S. Pleasant Valley Rd.
    WINCHESTER, VA 22601
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    Friends may call
  • Interment

    Mount Hebron Cemetery
    305 East Boscawen Street
    WINCHESTER, VA 22601
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Private Graveside Service


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RussVickie Hiett

Posted at 02:10am
I'm so sorry for your loss. She was a sweet lady. There's so many things I'm going to miss about her. I have loved taking care of her. Love, Vickie

Love from the Butler family

Posted at 03:53pm
Shirley Butler will remain in our hearts forever.
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