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Zelma Lee Butts

February 21, 1936 — August 9, 2022

Quinlan

Zelma Lee Butts

Funeral service for Zelma Lee Butts, age 86, of Quinlan will be held on Friday, August 12, 2022 at Quinlan Funeral Home with Samuel Glenn officiating. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service.

Zelma Lee Butts was a caring mother, grandmother, and friend. She left this world peacefully on August 9, 2022. She was born to Raymond and Faye King on February 21, 1936 in Dallas, Texas. After graduating from RL Turner high school, she married the love of her life, Earl Butts on November 21, 1952. She loved playing the piano, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Zelma is survived by her children, daughter Deborah Chapman and husband James of Quinlan, son Eddie Butts and wife Tammy of Corinth, and son Bryan Butts of Quinlan; two brothers, Neal and Danny King; two granddaughters, Amy Withrow and Kristi Starkey; seven great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Bobbie and Sandy; husband, Earl Butts; son, Daryl Butts; grandson, Kevin Chapman; and great-grandson, Braydon Withrow.

According to all that knew and loved her, Zelma was one of the most graceful women they had ever known and she cared deeply for all those around her. Zelma’s family was everything to her and “Oh, the stories we could tell of time spent and memories made that will last us all a lifetime.”

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