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Edith L. Butler

November 12, 1938 ~ November 14, 2022 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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            Mrs. Edith L. Butler, 84, of Youngstown, transitioned from her earthly labor to her heavenly reward on Monday, November 14, 2022.

            Mrs. Butler was born November 12, 1938 in Youngstown, a daughter of Gilbert Battles and Julia Thomas Robinson.  She had worked for many years with Boardman Medical Center.  Edith was a member of Gospel Temple Baptist Church.  She enjoyed playing the piano and traveling.

            She leaves to mourn her passing, but to celebrate her life and legacy eight children, Patricia Butler, Denise West Stone, Lisa West, David West, Kevin Butler Sr. and Juliet Butler all of Youngstown, Keith A. (Tasha) Butler of Hampton, VA and Tyrone Freeman of Seattle, WA; 53 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; her brother, John Robinson of Youngstown; The Nuth Family who she had a special bond with; and a host of family and friends.

            Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elder Butler, who passed away March 14, 1996; her son, John West; three brothers, Homer Goodwin, George Sherman, and Kenneth Robinson; three sisters, Catherine Mann, Francine May and Carolyn Robinson Thomas; and two grandsons, Tyrone Henderson and David Whipple Jr..

            Visitation will be Monday, November 21, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at the Gospel Temple Baptist Church.  Funeral services will follow at 12:00 noon.  Due to the pandemic, guests are asked to wear masks and observe social distancing.

            Ministry of comfort, love and dignity entrusted to the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.

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November 21, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Gospel Temple Baptist Church
279 Whipple Ave
Youngstown, OH 44505

Funeral Service
November 21, 2022

12:00 PM
Gospel Temple Baptist Church
279 Whipple Ave
Youngstown, OH 44505

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Edith Butler

November 12, 1938-November 14, 2022

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