Martha Sawyer Butler

Monday, February 1, 2016

Mrs. Martha Sawyer Butler, age 82, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016.

Funeral services will be 2 PM Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Reverend Lanita Monroe will officiate, with burial to follow in Mount Hope Cemetery in Franklin, Tennessee.

The family will receive visitors 11 AM until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

She was born July 20, 1933, in Franklin, Tennessee, to the late Edward Wilton and Nellie Mae Reese Sawyer. She was retired from Shelbyville Carpet Company and a member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband of almost 57 years, William "Bill" Butler, of Shelbyville; two daughters, Lydia Butler (Phillip) George, of Lewisburg, and Diane Butler Wagner, of Spring Hill; a sister, Mae Sanders, of Franklin; two grandchildren, Alli George and Abby George.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.