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Obituaries

April 6, 2013

Linda (Smith) Butler

NORMAN — Linda (Smith) Butler, 79, of Norman, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013. She was born Feb. 7, 1934 in Wilkinson County, Mississippi to Edward L. Smith and Willie (Cage) Smith.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rufus E. Butler II.; two sons, Rufus E. Butler lll and William Clinton Butler; one brother, Edward L. Smith Jr.; two sisters, June S. Carter and Sherry S. King.

Linda is survived by her daughters, Linda Lee Roberson and husband Paul of Norman, Ella Ruth Butler of Denham Springs, La., and Sherry Elizabeth Novak and husband Ronny of Natchez, Miss.; two sisters, Donna S. Arnold and husband Paul of Woodville, Miss., and Evelyn S. Harris and husband Lynn of Tyler, Texas; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Norman Meals on Wheels at P.O. Box 1371, Norman, OK 73070.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m., Monday at Havenbrook Funeral Home, 3401 Havenbrook St, in Norman. Family will be receiving guests during this time. Linda’s funeral service will be held in Mississippi.

Arrangements for Linda and her family were placed in the care of the Vice family at HavenbrookFuneral Home in Norman.

Online condolences may be shared at www.havenbrookfuneralhome.com.

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