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Lodie Lila Butler Feb. 14, 1945 - Aug. 4, 2019

Lodie Lila Butler, 74, Marion, passed away at 7:15 pm on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at Marion General Hospital. Born in Beloit, Alabama, on Sunday, February 14, 1945, Lodie was the daughter of Woodie and Lula (Boglin) Butler.

She graduated from Holy Family High School in Edsley, Alabama. Lodie worked 34 years with GenCorp before retiring in 2001. Some of her favorite activities and hobbies included reading, as well as watching old westerns and programs on television. She loved her family and faithfully stayed in contact with them.

She is survived by her daughters, Erika Butler of Indianapolis and Maria (Ricardo) Johnson of Colorado Springs, CO; sisters, Ruby Taylor of Birmingham, AL, Marian (Michael) Sharp of Marion, Ernestine (Gene) Prude of Anderson, Linda (James) Petway of Sharon, PA, Irma Smith of Indianapolis, Cathy (Tony) Kirkland of Kentwood, MI, and Renee (Vernon) Morrow of Fairfield, AL; granddaughters, Amber Watson of Marion, Danelle (Calvin) Howard of Lawton, OK, Erika Watson of Colorado Springs, CO, and Derrecka (Jeffrey) Boykin of Fresno, TX; grandson, Ereck Butler of Indianapolis; special friend, Mabel Wimsatt of Marion; 7 great-grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Woodie (Lula) Butler, and brothers, Walter McMilan and Henry Butler.

The family will receive visitors from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist, 1204 W. 14th St., Marion, IN.

Immediately following the time of visitation, a funeral service to celebrate Lodie’s life will begin at 12:00 noon with Rev. Stanford Bolden officiating. Burial will take place at Estates of Serenity.

Arrangements are entrusted to Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, IN.

Memorial contributions may be directed to American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.

Memories may be shared online at www.nswcares.com.