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Monzell Butler

Posted on 12/19/2016, 10:03 AM

Monzell Butler, 83, of Harrisburg, passed away at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, 2016 in the Saline Care Center.

Mrs. Butler was born Oct. 14, 1933 in Saline County, daughter of the late Raymond Dowdy and Nellie (Furlong) Dudley. She was raised by Joe and Nellie Dudley.

Mrs. Butler was a member of the Spring Valley Social Brethren Church and was a retired healthcare worker.

She is survived by sons, Rick (Cindy) Butler of Eddyville and Terry (Becky) Butler of Harrisburg; grandchildren, Rickey Joe (Tasha) Butler, Travis (Catrina) Butler, and Candi (Joe) Rone all of Harrisburg; great-grandchildren, Abigail Butler, Gabe Smothers, Chase Butler, Agnes Butler, Camden Cummins, and Jonathan Rone; and sisters, Ovalee Reynolds of rural Stonefort, JoAnn (Doug) Young of Harrisburg, and Bonnie (Dale) Jones of Carrier Mills.

Mrs. Butler was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, JoNell Butler, and her brother, Leon Dowdy.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today (Monday) at the Absher-Nicholson Funeral Home in Carrier Mills.

Rev. Travis Butler will officiate.

Burial will be in the Spring Valley Cemetery in rural Harrisburg.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to the service time today.