Alta Rae Butler
Funeral services for Mrs. Alta Butler will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Gregory’s Chapel Assembly of God with Rev. Jessica McCoy officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until service time at the church.
Mrs. Butler, 86, passed away at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Oklahoma to the late Roland Roy Roberts and Rev. Reba Roberts. Alta was a longtime employee with the Jackson-Madison County School System having spent 34 years as a school bus driver. She was also a lifetime member of Gregory’s Chapel Assembly of God where she faithfully served as the pianist for 64 years and loved her church family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Irvin “Buddy” Butler; brother, John Phil Roberts.
She is survived by her children, Michael “Mickey” Butler and wife LeeAnn, Charles “Chuck” Butler and wife Amy, Sherri Barr and husband Tony; grandchildren, Stacey Reeves (K C), Hillary Adams (Brett), Brooke Raudry (Pedro), Jeffery Butler, Jordan Butler, Lily Butler; great-grandchildren, Dylan Reeves, Cooper Reeves, Aiden Adams, Knox Adams.
Those honoring Mrs. Butler as pallbearers will be: Don Williams, Phillip Roberts, K C Reeves, Pedro Raudry, Jeffery Butler, Jordan Butler.