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Mrs. Savanah Butler

August 23, 1923 February 4, 2019
Mrs. Savanah  Butler
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Mrs. Savanah "Big Nanny" Butler, age 95, of Dallas, Georgia, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019 at her residence.

Savanah was born on August 23, 1923 to Dewey Roland Lawrence and Irene Frances (Sosebee) Lawrence. She enjoyed cooking for her family and friends, quilting, and serving others. She was a member of Pumpkinvine Baptist Church for 74 years. Prior to her passing, she worked as a seamstress for Paulding Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Clarence Butler; her grandson, Infant son of Janice and Ned Cole; her son-in-laws, Ned Cole, Bill Blount and Danny Wallace; her parents, Dewey Roland (Irene Frances Sosebee) Lawrence; her brother, Dewey Lawrence and her sisters, Edna Huff, Cornelia Strickland, Mary Barber and Vernell Ragsdale.

Savanah is survived by her daughter, Janice Cole Blount; her daughter, Sandra Wallace; her daughter, Kathy (Tom) Ray; her grandchildren, Jimmy (Jennifer) Cole; Jeff (Maureen) Cole, John (Laura) Cole, Nancy (Steve) Abrams, Greg (Michelle) Blount, Gary Blount, Casie (Jason) McClung, Joseph Wallace, Jason (Kirsten) Wallace, Jerry (Laura) Wallace, Kim (Kevin) Williamson and Tommy (Wendy) Ray; 24 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren; her brother-in-law, Sam Ragsdale; nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Butler will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:00PM at Benson Funeral Home with Rev. Thomas Cole, Rev. Jimmy Cole and Rev. Tommy Ray officiating. Interment will follow at the Peaceful Meadows Memorial Park.

The family will be receiving friends on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 5:00PM - 8:00PM and Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 12:00PM - 2:00PM. All visitations will be held at Benson Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes for donations to be made to the Pumpkinvine Baptist Church Building Fund 2156 Buchanan Highway Dallas, GA 30157.


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Visitation

Wednesday

6

Feb

5:00 PM 2/6/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/6/2019 8:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

309 Hardee Street
Dallas, GA 30132

Benson Funeral Home
309 Hardee Street Dallas 30132 GA
United States

Visitation

Thursday

7

Feb

12:00 PM 2/7/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2/7/2019 2:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

309 Hardee Street
Dallas, GA 30132

Benson Funeral Home
309 Hardee Street Dallas 30132 GA
United States

Service

Thursday

7

Feb

2:00 PM 2/7/2019 2:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

309 Hardee Street
Dallas, GA 30132

Benson Funeral Home
309 Hardee Street Dallas 30132 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Peaceful Meadows Memorial Park Final Resting Place

186 Hart Road
Dallas, GA 30157

186 Hart Road Dallas 30157 GA
United States
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