Lena Kathryn Davis Butler
August 30, 1930 -
June 27, 2024

Visitation

June 30, 2024
1pm to 2pm

Service 

June 30, 2024
2pm

Interment

June 30, 2024
Obituary

Lena Kathryn Davis Butler passed away on June 27, 2024, in hospice care. She had been a resident of Donalson Care Center the past three years. Kathryn was born on August 30, 1930, in Lincoln County, TN to the late Russell Glenn Davis and Cornelia Thomison Davis. She was a loving wife and mother and served her country as an Air Force wife. After raising her children and returning to Lincoln County she began her career as an associate manager at Walmart. Upon her retirement, she continued her career as a caregiver to her ailing mother. Kathryn loved gardening and her pets. She was passionate about correspondence with family and friends until she could no longer write, but still loved receiving mail with news from all. 

She is preceded in death by her husband John T. Butler, Jr. and her daughter Eva Rebecca Butler. Her siblings Jack Davis, Dan Davis, Irene Gregory and Pearl Wright. She is survived by her two sons, Thomas (Jane) Butler of Elizabethtown, NC and David (Lisa) Butler of Starke, FL. Seven grandchildren Amy (Matt) Castleman, Steven Butler, Katy (Dustin) Guszkiewicz, JohnDavid (Trisha) Butler, Michelle Vaughn, Melissa (Joe) White, Jennifer (John) Marlewski, seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2pm on Sunday, June 30, 2024, at Higgins Funeral Home with Keith Bates officiating. Burial will follow in Old Orchard Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 1pm until 2pm on Sunday at Higgins.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Lena Kathryn Davis Butler.

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5 Comments

  1. JOYCE AND STEVE Monks

    Tom, you were a rock that your mother could depend on. May God hold you and your family in the palm of his hand.

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  2. Katie and Wayne Steuart

    Kathryn was so thoughtful, kind, and generous.
    She was the embodiment of a true Southern lady.
    She will always be remembered fondly by our family.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

    Reply
  3. Alice George

    So sorry to hear this. Katherine was a precious lady. I worked with her many years at Walmart. I also kept in touch with her until the last few years. She always sent me a card on my birthday and anniversary .
    May God bless and help you all during this difficult time. Prayers!

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  4. Glenn Davis

    Great Lady and loving Aunt

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  5. Vicki Davis

    This breaks my heart to hear this. She was such a special lady. She was so loved and will be missed. Loved you Aunt Kathryn.

    Reply

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5 Comments

  1. JOYCE AND STEVE Monks

    Tom, you were a rock that your mother could depend on. May God hold you and your family in the palm of his hand.

    Reply
  2. Katie and Wayne Steuart

    Kathryn was so thoughtful, kind, and generous.
    She was the embodiment of a true Southern lady.
    She will always be remembered fondly by our family.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

    Reply
  3. Alice George

    So sorry to hear this. Katherine was a precious lady. I worked with her many years at Walmart. I also kept in touch with her until the last few years. She always sent me a card on my birthday and anniversary .
    May God bless and help you all during this difficult time. Prayers!

    Reply
  4. Glenn Davis

    Great Lady and loving Aunt

    Reply
  5. Vicki Davis

    This breaks my heart to hear this. She was such a special lady. She was so loved and will be missed. Loved you Aunt Kathryn.

    Reply

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