Graveside services for Marylen Butler were held Sept. 8, 2021, at Drummonds Cemetery in New Hebron. Mrs. Butler, 68, passed away Sept. 5 at Merit Health-Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg. Reverend Jay Thompson officiated. Saulters Moore Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Marylen was born April 25, 1953, in Monticello to Eugene and Dorothy Hemphill Letchworth. She was a retired factory worker in the garment manufacturing industry. Marylen loved spending time with her family very much. She also enjoyed playing Yahtzee as well as Bingo. In addition, Marylen also loved to fish and watch wrestling on television. She was a member of New Life Church in Monticello.
Mrs. Butler was preceded in death by two brothers, Tommy Gene Letchworth and Michael Letchworth; along with one sister, Sheila Bardwell.
She is survived by her husband, Carol Butler, of Silver Creek; two sons, Timothy Butler (Lynn), of Bogue Chitto; and Kevin Butler (Jolynne), of Brookhaven; and two sisters, Diane Gibson and Jeanne Alford, both of Monticello. She also leaves behind seven grandchildren.