Jeanette L. Butler, 66, Pittsburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at Medicalodge South Nursing Home in Pittsburg of a long illness.
She was born Aug. 13, 1947, in Olympia, Wash., the daughter of Charles Lee and Glenna May Strahan Collins.
She graduated from Central High School in Tulsa, Okla.
She worked as a waitress in the restaurant business, prior to her retirement.
Membership was held in the Baptist Church, the Red Hat Society at Medicalodge South Nursing Home in Pittsburg and she was an animal lover and supporter of the Southeast Kansas Humane Society.
Survivors include two sisters; Sherry L. Cannady, Scammon, and Glenda Goff, Iola; one brother Glen Graham, Tulsa, Okla.; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her twin sister Jean Palmer.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, at the Gas City Cemetery in Gas City with the Rev. Jered Ellis, officiating. A memorial has been established to the Southeast Kansas Humane Society in care of the funeral home. Arrangements are by the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, 522 S. Broadway in Pittsburg. Condolences may be left at www.bathnaylor.com.
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