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P.O. Box 406, 165 W. Oak St.
Phone: (989) 539-7810
Barbara Butts

Barbara Gail Butts (Yaunkee)

Friday, March 13th, 1953 - Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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Barbara “Barb” Gail Butts 66 of Harrison passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by family on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Barbara was born March 13, 1953 in Ontonagon, Michigan the daughter of Willard Paul Jordan and Jennie (Thomas) Jordan. Upon graduation from high school, Barb earned her CENA certification and practiced over seven years.
Barb was united in marriage to Mr. William Frank Butts on November 27, 2010 in Chehalis, Washington. Barb and William moved to Harrison in 2013, coming from Chehalis. She spent countless hours crocheting family keepsakes. Barb was an avid flower gardener, pool player, bowler and follower of various movies and police reality shows.
Surviving Mrs. Butts is her loving husband and best friend, William Frank Butts of Harrison, four sons; William G. Butts and wife Amy, James Mason, William J. Mason and wife Carol and Justin Adkins and wife Merry, fourteen grandchildren; Tiffany and Treven Walters, Nick Mason, Austin Mason, Brianna Adkins, Ada Mollohan, Joe Adkins, Pvt. Christian Kuhns, Haley Adkins, Destiny Adkins, Hanna Butts, Kendra Butts, Jessica and Ryan Marriott, Brad Mason and Christine Mason, seven great-grandchildren; Rylan, Chase Jr., Maylynn, Nova, Olivia, Azailia, Isabella and one sister, Sandra Loomis, two brothers; Rodney LaPlant and Wilard LaPlant, many nieces, nephews and her best friend and sister, Shawn (Smith) Benedict and husband John. Barb was preceded in death by her parents, her granddaughter, Harley and many sisters and brothers.
Funeral services honoring Mrs. Butts will be held Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. from Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison with Pastor Connie Bongard officiating. Visitation will take place on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. until time of service. Memorial gifts in memory of Barb may be considered to the Butts family, in care of: Mr. William Frank Butts. To share an online memory or condolence with Barbara’s family, please visit: Arrangements for Mrs. Butts are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989 539-7810
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, July 27th, 2019 | 10:30am - 1:00pm
    Saturday, July 27th, 2019 10:30am - 1:00pm
    Stocking Funeral Home
    165 W. Oak St.
    HARRISON, MI 48625
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, July 27th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, July 27th, 2019 1:00pm
    Stocking Funeral Home
    165 W. Oak St.
    HARRISON, MI 48625
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    Pastor Connie Bongard
  • Reception

    Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3541
    5002 East Townline Lake Road
    HARRISON, MI 48625
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Carol Cadwell

Posted at 10:32am
I met Barb working in Dr. Aggarwal's office. She had just had surgery and had a black eye from it. She was the first person that I knew that I could put the name and face together in the office. I always thought she was a special lady. Not sure why but I felt a connection with her.

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Posted at 08:37pm
So sorry for your loss. Frank, Chery. From Lake Auto Sales
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Posted at 12:41pm
Sending my condolences to all of Barbs family. I am so sorry for your loss of your Wife, Mother, Grandmother,Great Grandmother, and Sister. May God comfort you during and after this most difficult time. Sending you my prayers.
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Merry Adkins

Posted at 06:16pm
She will always be with us

Merry Adkins

Posted at 04:00pm
Mom is and always be a loving person. She will be forever missed by many. Love u mom

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