Anita Butner

Age: 74
Address: Estatoe
Date of Death: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service

Details: Anita Butner of Estatoe, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 27th.
     A native of Mitchell County, she was a daughter of Pearl Huskins Buchanan of Spruce Pine and the late Lee Buchanan.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Butner, who passed away in 2009 and a brother, Howard Buchanan.  Anita was a loving daughter, sister and mother who worked 52 years in the hosiery industry.  She enjoyed puzzles, reading her Bible everyday, feeding the fish in her daughter’s pond and going on walks.
     Surviving in addition to her mother is her daughter, Tammy Butner of Brushy Creek and sister, Norma “Tootie” Gurley and husband, Wayne, of Crabtree.
     Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, February 28th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services.  The Rev. Fred Proctor will officiate.  The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.  Graveside services will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday in the Crabtree Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.
     The family request memorial donations be made to Gideons International PO Box 264, Burnsville, NC 28714 or PO Box 611, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
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