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Mary Lee Butts-Horn

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Butts-Horn Mary Lee Butts-Horn was born in Columbus, Ohio on January 25, 1923. She was preceded in death by her first husband of 47 years Edwin J. Butts - with whom she had four children who survive her. Also preceding her death were her siblings Richard (Marion), Robert (Natalie) and John J. (Lucy) Fenstermaker, Violete (Hayes) Herschler and Virginia (Clyde) Simmons. She is survived by her loving children, Thomas (Cathy) and William (Beth Ann) Butts, and Jane (Steven) Mess, and Diane (Steven) Krakoff. Also surviving her are five wonderful grand-children, Elizabeth, David (Marianne) and Joseph (Nicole) Mess, and Kathryn and Sarah Krakoff; two great grandchildren, Charlotte and Maxwell Mess; and several nieces and nephews. Also surviving her is a very dear sister, Nancy Ruth Fenstermaker of Nashville, TN. Mary Lee graduated from Worthington High School and attended Ohio State for 3 1/2 years. She was a secretary in a Catholic school and also kept books for several priests, including Father John Bryne of St. Michaels Church, where her family were charter members. Also worked many years at and retired from Long's Book Store on OSU Campus. At the age of 80, she married a second time, Raymond A. Horn who preceded her in death. Special thanks to Diane Rogers, friend and caregiver, and Capital City Hospice. Viewing hours will be Tuesday 11 from 4-7 p.m. at the RUTHERFORD-FUNERAL HOME 515 North High St., Worthington OH. A Funeral Mass will be said for her at Our Lady of Peace Church, Wednesday at 10 a.m., 20 E Dominion Blvd., Columbus, Ohio 43214 with interment at St Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please contribute to Our Lady of Peace Church. Condolences to: www.rutherfordfuneralhome.com

Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 10, 2017
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