Jean Butts

October 3, 1949 ~ October 29, 2010

Jean Butts, 61, of Lake Charles died at 10:50 AM on Friday, October 29, 2010 in her residence.

Mrs. Butts was born on October 3, 1949 in Lake Charles where she lived all of her life. She was a graduate of LaGrange Senior High School.

She was an expert seamstress with great talent. She also had a great passion for square dancing. She and her husband square danced for 27 years and were members of Bayou Promenaders and Cajun Capers Square Dance Clubs. Mrs. Butts and her husband were also avid campers.

She was well loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed. She especially showed extra special love for her grandchildren.

Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Conrad Butts; three children, Tammy Murchison and husband Danny, Christopher Butts and wife Christy, and Robert Butts; her parents, Joseph and Ella Bult; two brothers, Gerald Bult and wife Patsy and Mitch Bult; and a close family friend, Robert Young all of Lake Charles. She is also survived by the apples of her eye, three grandchildren, David Butts, Tiffany Murchison, and Jessie Butts.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, November 1, 2010 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Ronnie Estes will officiate. Burial will be in Highland Memory Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 3:00 PM until 9:00 PM and will continue on Monday from 8:00 AM until time of services.

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  1. Dear Tammy, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family.

  2. My condolences to the Butts Family, During this time of great sorrow, may it comfort you to know that others are deeply touched by your loss. I too know the pain of losing someone dear. Even though our hearts are broken, rest assure that our Grand Creator cares about you personally (1 Peter 5:7) and can help you through this difficult time. Revelation 21:4 speaks of a time soon when God will do away with death forever. There will be no more sorrow, heartache, or pain. May your happy memories and sure scriptural hope comfort your hearts during this painful time.

  3. My deepest condolences to the family. May you always remember, God is near to those that are broken at heart and ones crushed in spirit he saves -Psalms 34:18. We yearn for the day when death is no more – Revelation 21: 3,4.

  4. Please accept my condolence. I am so sorry for you loss. May God bless you with peace and comfort at this time. You guys will be in my prayers.

  5. Tammy, I am so sorry for your loss. I know you were close to your mother and I know she loved you SO MUCH. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Your mother was a special kind of mother, the kind that many aspire to be b/c she had such a close relationship with all her children and always put them FIRST. May her love for life and her children carry on through you and each of your brothers. I am sorry that I can't be there with you during this time…we have also had a death of a close family member (Ann Churchman) and I will be in DeRidder.Sincerely,Debra Churchman S.

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