Julia Butler Ames

Julia Butler Ames

NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C.—Mrs. Julia Butler Ames, 83, of North Wilkesboro died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Salisbury.

Mrs. Ames was born Oct. 30, 1928, in Morgantown, W. Va. to Joseph Vaughn and Madge Wimbrow Butler. She retired from the Wicomico County Board of Education in 1993, after teaching for 30 years in Florida, North Carolina and Maryland.

She is survived by: two sons, Richard C. Dennis of Los Angeles, Kevin P. Dennis and wife, Sheila of Fruitland; two grandchildren, Graham A. Dennis and Kristen J. Dennis.

On line condolences may be made at www.reinssturdivant.com

Published in The Daily Times on Oct. 4, 2012