Beverly Jane Butts, 82, of Veedersburg passed away 4:30 AM Sunday June 21, 2009 at St. Vincent Hospital in Williamsport Indiana with Carl, her husband of over 65 years at her side.
Beverly was born September 20, 1926 in Bismark, Illinois the daughter of Clarence and Edith (Meeker) Drollinger. She married Carl Philip Butts August 19, 1943 in Veedersburg. Carl and Beverly lived the rest of their lives and raised their family on the Butt’s family farm north of Veedersburg.
Survivors include her husband Carl Butts, Veedersburg; two sons James Phillip Butts ( wife, Rita) Avon, IN; David Butts (wife Janet), Veedersburg; daughter Edith Ellen Benefield (husband, Walter), Greenwood, IN; brother, Harold Lee Drollinger (wife Rosemary), Kingman; two sisters, Margaret Woodard, Catlin, IL; and Mary Lou Darr (husband Dane), Fairmount, IL; seven grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by two sisters, Pauline Josephine Hines and Betty Lavonne “Bonnie” Clawson.
Beverly was a member of the Veedersburg Auxiliary American Legion Post #288 and the Sterling Christian Church.
Beverly loved being outdoors and working with her husband Carl on the family farm, she also helped Carl operate a service station in Veedersburg for 35 years. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, playing euchre, square dancing, and dancing with her son David. Her greatest love and enjoyment in life came from being with her family.
Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Thursday June 25, 2009 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg with Rev. Gary Johnson officiating. Interment at Rockfield Cemetery. Visitation is 4:00 – 8:00 Pm Wednesday June 24, 2009 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions to Rockfield Cemetery. Online condolences at www.dickersonfuneralhome.com