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VISITATION Friday, October 11, 2019
5:00 - 8:00 P.M.
FUNERAL SERVICE Saturday, October 12, 2019
1:00 P.M.

Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church
2606 W. Grace Street
INTERMENT Rest Haven Memorial Park
4615 East Hanna Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610

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 10/10/2019 08:55 PM


Mrs. Erlene Ruth Jackson Butler of Tampa passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019.  Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 12 at 1:00 p.m. at Mount Tabor Missionary Baptist Church, 2606 W. Grace Street with Pastor T. D. Leonard, officiating.  Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Erlene Ruth Jackson Butler was a native of Cottonton, Alabama and a resident of Tampa for 54 years.  She was educated in the public schools of Russell County and was employed as a Cashier for Kash N Karry (also known as Sweetbay), and later Winn Dixie for 48 years. 

She was preceded in death by: her husband, Purcell Butler; her parents, William Jackson and Essie Tate Jackson; siblings, William Jackson, Alexander Jackson & Arie Lee Williams.

She leaves to cherish her memory: a devoted son, Johnny Williams; 8 grandchildren, Johnnyne Williams (Patrick), Joshua Williams, Ashley Williams, Denzel Williams, Jaihde Williams, Jaiven Williams, Faith Williams, and Shaniece Williams; one sister, Lutricia Neil; like sisters, Callie Crawford, Mildred Johnson, Essie Palmore and Lorraine Jacob; nephews & nieces, Queen, Deniece, Dekka, Patricia, Lisa, Alexander (Sheryl), Faye (Edward), Alzora, Angela (June), Stanley, Bunny Ruth, Brenda, Gary (EJ), Linda (Stanley), Patricia (Randy), Loretta, and Renee; a host of great nieces, 2 great nieces & nephews; special friends, (like daughters), Angela Turner, Debra Smith, and Charlotte Williams; special friends: Dorothy Jenkins & Mattine Thomas; God children, Ricky Williams, Alexis Palmore, Veda Simmons, Kimberly Washington- Davis, and Harold Ricks; a host of other relatives & friends, and all of her devoted Mt. Tabor church family. 

The remains will repose from 5 - 8 p.m. Friday, October 11th, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N Howard Avenue, Tampa FL. 33606.


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301 N. Howard Avenue 
Tampa, FL 33606-1508
Phone:  813.253.3419 
  Fax:  813.251.4912
Email:  raywilliamsfh@verizon.net         
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