Wilma (Perdue) Butler, Goree Class of 1940.
Dickie Butler, son of Wilma and Joe Butler attended Goree Grade School until 1956.
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Wilma Butler, 87, went to be with her Lord on September 20, 2010. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at Lamar Baptist Church with Dr. Mike Roberson and Reverend Shane Kendrix officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home.
Wilma lived the first 33 years of her life in Knox County, where she graduated from Goree High School in 1940. She married Joe C. Butler in Abilene, Texas, in 1941. She moved to Wichita Falls in 1956 and became a member of Lamar Baptist Church. She worked with her husband who was a State Farm Insurance agent. She enjoyed playing cards and was a past captain of the Patrol Unit of the Daughters of the Nile Shelomi Temple #43. She was in the Social Order of the Beausants #105 and Wichita General Hospital Auxiliary.
Wilma was preceded in death by her husband on May 12, 1980; a son, Bobby Butler on July 24, 1972; and a sister, Eva Ray Estes on November 24, 1985; and her parents, Jodie and Lola Perdue.
Survivors include a son, Dick Butler of Goree, Texas; a daughter, Barbara Stouder and husband Bill of Wichita Falls; one granddaughter, Traci Blair of Munday, Texas; a grandson, Jason Stouder and wife Theresa of Wichita Falls; four great-grandchildren, Tony Blair and wife Annie of Munday, Gavin, Cohen and Zooey Stouder of Wichita Falls. She is also survived by three great-great-grandchildren, Hunter, Stetson and Colton Blair, all of Munday; as well as many nieces and nephews.
The family will hold a visitation from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 21, 2010, at Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Road, Wichita Falls, Texas, 76310.
Tributes to Wilma can be made online at www.lunnscolonial.com.