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Obituaries - April 14, 2009

Franklin Gary Butler

Franklin Gary Butler, age 63, of Locust Grove passed away Sunday, April 12, 2009. He served our country in Vietnam as a United States Marine. Mr. Butler was preceded in death by parents, Hardy Taylor and Juanita Shults Butler. He is survived by his son, Rex and Rhonda Butler of Locust Grove; four granddaughters, Jessica, Brittany, Brandi and Julianna Butler; brother, H. Taylor Butler of Farmville, Va.; special friends, Marjorie Stanley and Larry Brady, both of Fayetteville.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 15, at 11 a.m., at Ward's Parkway Chapel with the Rev. Joseph Mauthe officiating. Interment will follow at Jones Memorial Cemetery in Forest Park. Family will receive friends Tuesday, April 14, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Horis A. Ward Parkway Chapel, 1000 Forest Parkway, Forest Park, is in charge of arrangements. (404) 366-3522.