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Mable V. Butts

09/09/1946 - 10/04/2012

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WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE..A funeral will be held, 2pm, Sunday, October 14, 2012
Metropolitan Funeral Service, Portsmouth Boulevard Chapel
5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth VA

Interment Information

Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery
5319 Milners Road Suffolk VA

Mable was born September 9, 1946 to the late Seth and Emma Susan Griffin in Whaleyville, VA. She was educated in the Suffolk School System and a graduate of Nansemond Training School. She attended a business school in Norfolk, VA then transferred to Norfolk State University where she received her degree. She worked at Norfolk State for about 35 years in several capacities with Reubea Jarvis, Maniou Ford and the Library. She was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Suffolk, VA before joining Union United Church of Christ in Norfolk, VA. She was a member for about 50 years. Forty eight of those years she was a member of the Usher Board #2. Due to sickness she was inactive the last 9 years. She joined the Usher Board under Mrs. Olivia Hamlin, her aunt. She was predeceased by her husband, Roosevelt Butts; her sister and husband, Martha Selena and Jarvis Moody. She is survived by sons, Roosevelt and Rafael Butts; her sister and husband, Janice (Henry) Saunders; granddaughter, Shamone Butts; two special nieces, Denethia Butts and Anjanette Moody; sister and brother-in-laws, Toni (Wayne) Griffin, Percy, Randolph (Jackie), William, Autry (Lorithenia), Richard , Lawrence Butts, William (Margaret) Bunn; Bruce (Patricia) Lewis, Marionette and Betty Butts; step children, Erika Liverman, Latoya Nesbitt, Brehonda, Brehon and Shandreka Spence; ten step grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Alvin B. Butts II God bless your family and remember to put God first in all you do. Struggles will come, but with Gods grace and mercy things will pan out.
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Alvin B. Butts II God bless your family and remember to put God first in all you do. Struggles will come, but with Gods grace and mercy things will pan out.
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Barbara Griffin-Fields Cousin Mable you had been sick for a while and God said He wanted you to come home so now you are resting in God hands. We will miss you and love you but God loves you more,
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Eric Taylor I love y'all like brothers. Sorry I couldn't be there. But I will always be here for you two. ALWAYS!!!!!!
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Gary L Butts Sweetie you are now in Gods loving arms, rest my love. Oh yeah , kiss my mom for me
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Gary L Butts Sweetie you are now in Gods loving arms, rest my love. Oh yeah , kiss my mom for me
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Hazel Howell Garlic Thank you Lord for the years you shared her with us.We know she is at Peace now in your arms.To the sons and Janice my prayers are with you today and the days to come. God be with you. Sorry I cannot be there in body but I am in Spirit as I watch it on line.
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Monique Griffin-Statham Thank you Lord that she is in eternal peace with You. I am thankful for the times I spent with her. Family, rejoice because she is home with God. Receive Jesus as your Savior so that you may see her again. Love, strength, comfort and peace be with you.
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