Wash Butler Jr.

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 19, 2018


SIBLEY — Services for Wash Butler Jr., 93, of Sibley, who died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at his residence, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Sibley with the Rev. Douglas Logan Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at 11 a.m. Monday at the Natchez National Cemetery under the direction of Bateaste Memorial Funeral Home.

Visitation will be today with a viewing from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and reflections from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Bateaste Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.

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Mr. Butler was born June 14, 1925, in Sibley, the son of Laura and Wash Butler Sr.

He was a retired World War II veteran of the U.S. Army and was the oldest member and dedicated usher of Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church.

Mr. Butler was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Butler; son, John Butler; four sisters; and one daughter in-law, Arnita Woods.

Survivors include one son, Theodore Butler of Sibley; three daughters, Jessie Mae Butler of Sibley, Sarah Brown of Junction City, Kan., and Mattie Butler-Stewart and her husband, John, of Pasedena, Calif.; one brother, Walter Butler and his wife, Joanna, and a number of relatives and friends.