Butler Melinda Lee Butler (nÃ©e Miller), age 67, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Columbus. Survived by sons, James Jr. (Connie), Bryan (Kelly), Sean (Jennifer), and Mark (Susan); daughters, Cheryl (Ken) Myers and Lori (Mike) Adkins; siblings Terry, Tim, Dave, Mary, Cindy (Gary) Schlaegel, and Tina (Anthony) Belmonte; 20 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; special friends, Betty Butler and Kay Creiglow; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceded in death by her husband James "Fred" Sr., parents Martha and George, and sister Tami. Mass of Christian Burial at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, August 1st at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 4383 E. Broad St., followed immediately by a memorial luncheon. Interment at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Autism Society of Ohio.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on July 31, 2014