Shirley A. Butler, 70, Neosho, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at her home, following a sudden illness.
She was born in Houghton, Mich., on Dec. 20, 1942, to the late Thomas and Syme Mattson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Huston Butler, a brother, Gary Mattson; and stepson, Todd Butler.
Shirley is survived by a son, Kevin Butler and wife, Sonya; grandson, Joseph Butler, Neosho; stepdaughter, Stephanie Kelly; two stepsons, Stephen Butler and Christopher Butler; seven step-grandsons; two step-granddaughters; nephew, David Mattson.
Caring, wonderful, generous and compassionate are just a few of the adjectives used to describe Shirley and she was always willing to help whenever and wherever needed. She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandson.
The body has been taken for cremation and no services are planned at this time.
Cremation Services are under the directions of Clark Funeral Home Neosho.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.