Betty K. Butts (1926 - 2017)

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Memorial Services for Mrs. Betty Marie Kiser Butts, 91, of Beech Island, SC, who passed away peacefully August 25, 2017, at Pruitt Healthcare, will be conducted Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. Reverend Brandon L. Fulmer officiating.

Mrs. Butts was born May 29, 1926, in Meadville, PA, to Ray and Lillian Wasson Kiser and was married to David Richard Butts, who preceded her in death on June 26, 1977. Betty had been employed at several businesses in the area, including Parks Pharmacy, North Augusta, in the 1960's; Krispy Kreme Donuts on 15th Street, Augusta; and Todd's Shop 'n Go, Beech Island. She was a devout member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Jackson, for almost sixty years. Mrs. Butts enjoyed reading, antique shopping, visiting her friends, working outside in her yard, communing with nature, as well as taking care of her home, neighbors, and church family. A loving mother, "Nana" cherished the time she spent with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her children Kenneth and Traci Butts, Martinsburg, W VA; Richard and Martha Butts, Beech Island; Michael Butts, Graniteville; six grandchildren, Walter (Heather), Michael (Aarika), Madison, John (Michelle), Melinda, and Allen; and three great-grandchildren, Natalie, Nicholas, and Katie. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Butts was preceded in death by five brothers, Alfred, Floyd, Kenneth, Clair, and Owen Kiser, and four sisters, Ruth Turner, Leda Sutliff, Mabel McGahen, and Gertrude Kindervater.

The family will receive friends at the church following the service.

Memorials may be made in lieu of flowers to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 497, Jackson, SC, 29831.

Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181). Visit the registry at


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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Aug. 26, 2017