Services for Charlie Mae Butler were held Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at House of Faith Full Gospel Church in West, MS.
Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.”
Charlie Mae Butler was born on October 30, 1938, to the late Josie Mae and Charlie Howard in Warm Springs, GA. She accepted Christ at an early age and continued her Christian journey as a Mother of the Church at the House of Faith under the leadership of Bishop Derrick Price.
Charlie Mae completed her educational journey in 1957 at Morgan Park High School in Chicago, IL. Upon completion of high school, she immediately entered the work world as an associated at Alden’s Clothing Warehouse. She was later employed at Sinclair and Atlantic Richfield before retiring from Lexington Products. After her retirement, she returned to the workforce as a housekeeper at Durant Nursing Home and later private nursing until she completely retired to assist her husband in their family business. Nevertheless, she spent the last seven years as a volunteer public relations officer or West/Long Branch First Station.
On February 9, 1958, Charlie Mae was united in holy matrimony to her one true love and best friend Heardes Butler. To their union, three children were born.
Charlie Mae was a loving wife for 56 years, mother, grandmother, and aunt. She worked diligently as an Earthly Angel but God called her home on July 16, 2014 to worship as a Heavenly Angel.
Her memories are shared by: her devoted husband, Heardes Butler, Sr.; her three children, Heardes Butler, Jr., Johanna Scarborough and Vincent Butler, Sr. (Tonya); three grandchildren she raised as her own, Antonio Butler, Detrick Scarborough, and Dominique Carter (Beshavis); nineteen grandchildren, twenty-three great grandchildren, five sisters-in-law, Albertine, Hazelean, Sadie, Yvonne, and Zerlene, four brothers-in-law, Henry, MacArthur, Floyd, and Allen, one Goddaughter, Tameron Wilson, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and five special friends, Mary Martin, Joann Dixon, Ella Horton, Bobbie Young, and Brenda Sampson.