Friday, April 21, 2006

Ila Jean Butler, 85, of Wheaton, died Thursday, April 13, 2006, in Freeman Neosho Hospital.

She was born Feb. 10, 1921, in Exeter, the daughter of the late Otis J. and Letha (Tarvin) McQueen. She was a housewife and a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Butler; her parents; and three brothers.

Survivors include: one son, Larry Butler and his wife, Jeanie, of Fairview; one brother, Ronnie Joe McQueen, of Panama City, Fla.; two granddaughters; and one great-granddaughter.

Graveside services were held Monday at Muncie Chapel Cemetery, in Wheaton with Steve Higgs officiating.