Betty Ruth Butcher
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Betty Ruth (Tams) Butcher, 81, a resident of Benton, passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at St. Vincent Medical Center in Jacksonville, Fla.

She was a homemaker. She was an active member of the United Methodist Church of Benton.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Wilson and Icey Mae (Whorton) Tams; and her husband, Ausie A. Butcher.

She is survived by a daughter, Yvonne D. Hancock and husband, Wade, of Jacksonville; son, A. Allen Butcher of Denver, Colo.; grandchildren: Christian D. Hunter and wife, Sarah, of Youngstown, Ohio, Jeff A. Hunter of Boardman, Ohio, Elaine R. Butcher of Charlottesville, Va.; sisters: Donna Jean Stevens of Chester, W.Va., and Dorothy Bailey of Duncan, S.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be conducted Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with Herb Arp officiating.

Interment will follow in Benton Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to the service.

You know where I’m going

See you when you get there.

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