Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Mrs. Bessie N. Butler, age 82, of Bittings Ave., Summerville, GA passed away Wednesday afternoon (July 29, 2009) in a Rome Hospital. A daughter of the late Sam and Azor Mason Hunter, Mrs. Butler was born in Chattooga County Georgia on November 25, 1926 and was a retired textile worker.

Survivors include her husband Wayne Butler, daughter and son-in-law Shirley and Bill Hubbard of Summerville; three sisters: Mildred Edgeworth and Roxie King of Summerville, and Geneva Blackmon of Kingston, GA. two brothers: Horace Hunter of Summerville and Fred Hunter of Menlo. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Friday (July 31, 2009) at 1:00 p.m. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne King and Bro. John Mann officiating.  Interment in Summerville Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Neal Edgeworth, James Edgeworth, Chris Noth, Rueben Butler, Pete Huggins, Shane Evans and Lee Banther.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Anthony Hamby, Steven Hamby, Jimmy Warnick, Chris Whitley, Timothy Evans, Dr. Andredell Hammonds, Staff of Oak View Nursing Home, A & F Hall and Fifth Floor Staff of Redmond Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be Thursday evening at Earle Rainwater Funeral Home from 6 till 8 p.m.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements