Deborah Denise Butler was born on October 17, 1960, to the union of Lula Mae Dillon Butler and Delos Lamar Butler, Sr. in Magnolia, Mississippi. On Saturday, October 2, 2021, at 7:57pm, Deborah transitioned into eternal rest with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Deborah, affectionately known as "Deb" was baptized and accepted Christ at an early age at Straight Life Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, LA. She later joined Living Faith Christian Center. Deborah was a graduate in the 1978 class of Scotlandville High School. She also attended Southeastern University in Hammond, LA, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree at Southern University. Deborah was a hard worker who held positions in numerous fields. Her last position was at Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center where she served as a medical records clerk. Deborah was also a major sports fan that loved football. She leaves to cherish her memory seven sisters, four brothers, and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and her grandparents. Visitation will be held on October 9, 2021, at Straight Life Baptist Church, 3891 Pocasset St. Baton Rouge, LA from 12:00pm to 2:00pm, and the funeral services will be held at 2:00pm with interment to follow at Hope Cemetery located at 5800 Plank Road, Baton Rouge, LA by Carney-Mackey Funeral Home.
Published by The Advocate from Oct. 7 to Oct. 9, 2021.