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Etta C. Butler

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Etta C. Butler, 65, left this life on August 29, 2008. She was born December 13, 1942, in Clovis, NM, the first child to Jack and Creao Shiplet. She has one sister, Barbara Modisette living in Clovis and two brothers, Kenneth Shiplet living in Logan, and B.J. Shiplet living in Raymoore, MO.
Etta grew up in San Jon and Logan NM where she attended Logan High School, participating in FFA, FHA, Glee Club, Volleyball, Softball, and Cheerleading. She graduated in 1960. She also enjoyed activities on and around Ute Lake. She attended beauty school and worked as a beautician before meeting and marrying Ronald Butler in 1964.
She and Ron raised seven children together, Ronda, Dale, Larry, Jeff, Mark, Melinda, and Shelley in Clovis, NM. She moved to Del City, OK in 1989. Etta learned to oil paint and spent hours in front of the canvas creating nature scenes. Her favorite bible passage was Psalms 23.
Etta is blessed with 15 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 4 nieces and 2 nephews. Etta will be buried at San Jon, NM cemetery on October 11, 2008, at 1:00 P.M.
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