Bernadia Avis "Bernie" Butcher, 81, of Fillmore, formerly of Fayette County, died on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Vandalia Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Vandalia.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia, with the Rev. Joe Lawson officiating. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials: Donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared at www.millerfh.net.
Mrs. Butcher was born on June 3, 1931, in Shafter Township, Fayette County, the daughter of Bernard Amos and Edna Belle Merriman Roe. She married James John Butcher on Dec. 24, 1953, in Big Lake, Texas.
She is survived by her husband; and son, Leon M. Blunt and his wife Yvonne of Brandon, Miss.