Lola Whitehead Butler
Published 9:03 am Monday, September 28, 2015
Lola Whitehead Butler, 90, of Hampton, passed away Thursday, September 25, 2015, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. She was born June 6, 1925 in Carter County, one of the children of the late Dayton and Mollie Ingram Whitehead.
Mrs. Butler attended Cloudland High School. She retired as a supervisor of the former East Tennessee Undergarment Factory. She was a member of Little Mountain Baptist Church. Her hobbies were shopping and sewing.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Butler, who died in 1984; four brothers: Lawrence, Gene, Vernon and Darrell Whitehead; and three sisters, Voretta and Ruth Hill and Infant Joyce Elizabeth Hill.
Survivors include two sisters, Geraldine Arney, Elizabethton, and Peggy Whitehead, Elk Park, N.C.; two brothers, Byrl Whitehead and wife June, Roan Mountain, and Brady Lee Whitehead and wife Deloris, Hampton, Va. Several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews also survive.
The funeral service for Lola Whitehead Butler will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday, September 2, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Raymond Hill officiating. The graveside service and interment will be at 1 p.m. Monday, September 28, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 12:20 p.m. Monday, will be Nicky, Billy, Robbie, Bobby and Todd Whitehead, Clarence and Ernie Largent and Josey Oliver. Honorary pallbearers will be Raymond Hill, Curtis Carter, Freddie Julian, Mike Davis, Mike Blevins, Tom Reine, Mark Hill, Roling St Clair, Rocky, Steven, Estill, Ricky and Randy Whitehead, Muriel Townsend, Charles “Dud” Ingram, Leon Whitehead, David Vaught and employees of the former East Tennessee Undergarment Factory. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at her residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12:20 p.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website: www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Butler family.