Martha “Ann” Butner

Published 9:52 am Tuesday, August 9, 2016

GRAY — Martha “Ann” Butner, 77, went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 5, 2016. She departed this life from the Life Care Center of Gray.
Mrs. Butner was born July 16, 1939 in the Siam community of Carter County, Tenn., a daughter of the late Earnest and Gladys Bowers Meredith. She had lived in the Gray area for around 40 years.
Martha Ann Butner was a member of Crossroads Christian Church and the Bereans Sunday School Class in Gray. She was also a member of the Johnson City Community Center and a former member of Elizabethton First Christian Church.
Martha graduated from Elizabethton High School in 1957. She married Richard Butner on June 13, 1970 and was a homemaker who lovingly cared for her family.
In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by sister, Shirley Jane Meredith, and brother, J. Meredith.
Those left to cherish her memory are husband, Richard Butner; daughter, Rachel Renee Butner Golden and husband, Mike; niece, Sara Bowers; and nephews, David Meridith and Robin Meridith.
The family received friends on Monday, August 8, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Crossroads Christian Church in Gray. A Celebration of Life immediately followed with Pastor Clint Andrews officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family at
Snyder’s Memorial Gardens is serving the family with honor and compassion.

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