Laura M. Butler

July 27, 2019

Laura M. Butler, 85, of Cantonment, FL, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

Mrs. Butler was born in Toledo, Ohio on July 29, 1933, to the late Richard Lee McGougan and Una Helen Carter McGougan. She was a faithful pastor’s wife and a member of Olive Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Rev. James C. Butler; granddaughter, Jessica Peebles Thompson; parents; and brothers, Charles McGougan, Raleigh McGougan, and Lowell McGougan.

Mrs. Butler is survived by her daughters, Oma Butler (Jerry) Peebles and Cathy Butler Roberts; grandchildren, Derek Roberts, James, David, and Daniel Peebles, April Roberts Nicholas, and Ashley Roberts; nine great-children; brother, Richard McGougan; and sisters, Rachel McGougan Strawbridge, Lauretta McGougan Hanks, and Carolyn McGougan Taylor.

Funeral services were held Friday, July 26, 2019, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North.

Burial was at Bayview Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Barry Nicholas, Derek Roberts, David Peebles, James Peebles, Daniel Peebles, Billy Thompson, Frankie Fails, Jr., and Jesse Fails.

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