Buanita Gibson Butler
1941 - 2021
Desselle Funeral Home - Baton Rouge
263 Eddie Robinson Sr. Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA
Buanita Gibson Butler passed away at home on October 30, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Buanita was born September 7, 1941. Funeral services Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 10 am at New St. John B.C., 1455 South Blvd., B.R., La. She is survived by her son, Willard Jason Butler of Baton Rouge, LA; daughters, Willette Jia Butler of Baton Rouge, LA; and Willita Jamel Butler of Houston, Texas; grandchildren, James Leonard Butler (Jasmine) of Baton Rouge, LA; Taylor Jaie Butler of St. Louis, Missouri; Kolby Alexis Joseph of Baton Rouge, LA; Zaria Jacia Butler of Dallas, Texas; and Jalen Matthew Reed Butler of Baton Rouge, LA; a great-grandson, Raiden Cade Faries of St. Louis, Missouri, and a great-granddaughter, Jersey Love Butler, a sister, Joann Gibson Bailey (Arthur Leon) of St. Louis, Missouri; a sister-in-law, Sherry Corbin Gibson of Baton Rouge, LA. and a goddaughter, Tracy Ross Queen of Upper Marlboro, Maryland. She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Davis Gibson and Georgia Reed Gibson, a granddaughter, Ivana Joy Butler, and a brother, Ronald Keith Gibson. The family wishes to appreciate so many who aided Buanita during her illness- Isiah "Blue" Jones, Laura Boyce Rodrigue, Emalie Boyce Self, Katherine Boyce, Sally Boyce Rinehart, Yvonne Asberry, and Linda Williams. The family also wishes to thank all medical professionals including Dr. Christine Parseghen, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Jeanette Kovtun, Ochsner Medical Center, the nursing staff at the Ochsner Medical Center Infusion Clinics (The Grove and O'Neal Lane locations), and the entire staff at New Century Hospice. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery.

Published by The Advocate from Nov. 4 to Nov. 6, 2021.
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New St. John B.C.
1455 South Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA
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Desselle Funeral Home - Baton Rouge
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May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Your Mother will always be present with you. She is in your heart ,in your shadow, and in the four seasons still guiding you.
Gerry Higgins
November 7, 2021
You have my deepest sympathy! God bless you all.
Renee Smith
November 6, 2021
rest in peace dearest buanita, so thankful to have known you , and I know Laura boyce will be thankful to have you in your heavenly home.
susan rolfs
November 6, 2021
Our Deepest Sympathy To You All, Praying That God Will Comfort And Strengthen Each Of You During Your Lost. Your Mother Was A True Jem And A Sweetheart With A Heart Of Gold Now Resting With Our Father In Heaven Smiling Down At Peace What A Beautiful Soul!!!
Billie and Werverlyn Johnson
November 6, 2021
So sorry for your loss. Buanita was such a quietly beautiful person. The family remain in my prayers.
Delores Walker-JenkinsSi sorry for your loss
November 6, 2021
Jaime, Sending my sincerest condolences and prayers to you and your family. A beautiful and sweet soul is resting and at peace.
Helen Marie Bankhead
November 6, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Kanetra and Robert Smith and Family
November 6, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time.
Kimberlin Baker
November 6, 2021
My deepest condolences to you and your family. What a beautiful spirit she had. Glad I was able to share a few moments of life with her. May you find peace in knowing she is at peace and she was well loved.
Ericka Davis
November 5, 2021
You will be missed
Katherine Johnson
November 5, 2021
Our prayers and condolences to the family. She was such a jewel.
Liz & Louis Robinson Sr.Family
November 5, 2021
The Lord has called another beautiful and loving soul home. It is my prayer that He will continue to comfort and strengthen the family. You all have made beautiful memories together to hold on to and always keep her close. Ms. Buanita will truly be missed. God bless the family. Amen.
Cynthia Anthony
November 5, 2021
McKinley High Class of 1991
November 5, 2021
Praying and sending love , your mom was so beautiful a true diva, Rest in Paradise Queen
Mia Cummings
November 5, 2021
You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Angelique M. Gaines
November 5, 2021
Gia, I am deeply saddened to hear of your mother's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Rachel Richard - Robinson
November 4, 2021
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