Elma E. Butcher, 81, of Clay, and formerly of Gauley Bridge, passed away at Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Saturday, November 14, 2009 after a long illness.
Born August 15, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Gertie Paxton
In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband Cecil, an infant son Terry Craig Butcher, daughter Linda Kay Jones, brothers David, Oscar Junior, and Orval (Smokey) Paxton.
She was a retired waitress and cook from Gauley Bridge Bus Station.
Surviving are her son, Michael Butcher and wife Hilda of Maysel, nephew; Tommy Butcher and wife Dorothy of Elkview, granddaughter, Carrie McCumbers and husband Joey of Maysel, Grandsons, David Jones II of Gauley Bridge, Terry Jones and wife Kim of West Palm Beach Florida, brothers, Ralph Paxton and wife Carol of Clermont Florida, son-in-law; David Jones and wife Connie of Evans, and 5 great-grandchildren.
The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff of Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation center for the excellent and loving care they gave to Elma.
Funeral service will be held 11 am Wednesday, November 18, 2009, at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, with Minister Dennis Legg officiating. Burial will be in Butcher Family Cemetery, Maysel.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 Tuesday at the funeral home.
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