Kimper Lee Audrey Butler, 79, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 in Redmond Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Butler was born April 27, 1933, in Jamestown, Ala., the daughter of Esther Clyde and Glynna Gertrude Ingle Maples. Mrs. Butler owned a ceramic shop and enjoyed teaching ceramic classes for 20 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles D. Butler, sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Andy Brady and two infant brothers.
Survivors include her children, Alan and Cheryl Butler, Steve and Rita Butler, Janet and Rickey Ellison; sisters, Maxine Gordon, Norman Willingham, Roxie Green; eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Chip Smith officiating, with interment in the West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers are Chris Butler, Tyler Edgeman, Logan Edgeman, Michael Butler, Zachary Gardner, Gregory Ledford, Brendan Noles, Jason Ross. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren.
Mrs. Butler will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends for 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13.