Jacquelyn Elaine Butler

Friday, June 12, 2015

Jacquelyn Elaine Butler, 31, of Nevada, Mo., passed from this life suddenly on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 4, 1984, in Wylie, Texas, the daughter of Jack Edward and Patricia Ann (Hastings) Butler.

Jackie, along with her family, moved from their Texas home to Oklahoma when she was four years of age. She attended school in Checotah graduating with the Class of 2003. After her school years she worked at Option Inc. in Checotah for a number of years. In 2012, she made Missouri her home. She had a fondness for puppies and kittens, and a great love of singing. Early in her life she was involved in the Scottish Rite based in Dallas, Texas.

Survivors include two sisters, ShaRon Boyd and husband, James, of Nevada, and Sonja Leach and husband, Jerry, of Las Vegas, Nev.; two brothers, Jimmy Howard and wife, Pamela, of Claremore, Okla., and Bryan Howard and wife, Kelly, of Savannah, Ga.; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends. Jackie was preceded in death by her parents; grandmother, Juanita Bivins; grandfather, Kenneth Bivins; and aunt, Ruby Heitzman.

A celebration of life service will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 13, at Eastside First Baptist Church, 411 NE 4th St., Checotah, OK, 74426.

Contributions may be made in her memory to the Scottish Rite/Dallas, Texas, organization in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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