Mary June Butler

July 5, 1936 ~ January 22, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Mary Butler Obituary

Mary June Butler, 87, of Coleman, Texas, died Monday, January 22, 2024 at Coleman County Medical Center.

She was born Mary June VanNatter on July 5, 1936 to Howard Franklin VanNatter and Esther Maria Nelson VanNatter in Harts, Lincoln County, West Virginia.

She grew up in West Virginia,where she graduated from high school. On June 14, 1956, Mary married John Phillip Butler in West Virgina. With John serving in the military, Mary and John lived in many different places. She was the office manager for Farm Best Foods and worked at Wal-Mart in West Virginia. When not working and raising her family, Mary enjoyed working in her garden and participating

in her church activities. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After John’s death on June 2, 2013, Mary moved to Houston, Texas and later moved to Coleman, Texas in 2020.

Besides her husband, Mary is preceded in death by four brothers, Clarence VanNatter, Gene VanNatter, Harry VanNatter, Loma VanNatter, one sister, Barbara Burright and son-in-law, Lee Bass.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Johnny Butler and wife, Patricia of Coleman, Texas, Theresa Bass of Kingwood, Texas, Scott Dale Butler of West Virginia; two brothers, Thomas VanNatter, Maxwell VanNatter and two sisters, Sedra Brown and Phyllis Horne. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The family will host a service in West Virginia and Mary will be laid to rest beside her husband in

the VanNatter-Ferrell Cemetery in Big Ugly, West Virginia.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at Freeman Funeral Home

Services will be held at 12:00 pm, Thursday, February 1, 2024 at Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints with President Jared Justice officiating. Burial will follow at the VanNatter-Ferrell Cemetery in Big Ugly, WV.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, WV is in charge of the arrangements.

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January 31, 2024

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home, Inc.
220 Main Ave.
Chapmanville, WV 25508

Funeral Service
February 1, 2024

12:00 PM
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Rte 10 N Pecks Mill Road
Pecks Mill, WV 25547


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