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Laura Lee (Smith) Butler

Born: Mon., Jul. 12, 1943
Died: Mon., Dec. 19, 2016


5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Wed., Dec. 21, 2016
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Thu., Dec. 22, 2016
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

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Laura Lee Smith Butler age 73 of Burkesville, KYpassed away on Monday, December 19, 2016 at Cumberland County Hospital. Laura Lee was born on July 12, 1943 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Randolph Nunnelly Smith and Winton Simpson Smith.  She was a member of Burkesville First United Methodist Church.  Laura Lee received her bachelors degree and masters degree from Western Kentucky University and received her Ph.D in dietetics and nutrition from University of Tennessee Knoxville. After several years as a dietitian she became involved in the management of Smith Pharmacy, Inc. until 2008.  She was a former member of the Cumberland County Library Board, and the Cumberland County Womens Club.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one son, Randy Butler.

Survivors Include:
Her Husband- Doug Butler of Burkesville, KY
One Son- Bill Butler and his wife Elesha of Rineyville, KY
Daughter-in-law- Dawn Butler of Edgewood, KY
Sister-in-law- Betty Norris and her husband Ted of Glasgow, KY
Five Grandchildren- Jacob Butler, Laura Elizabeth Butler, Keeley Butler, Andrew Butler,
and Peyton Butler
Special Caregiver- Stephanie Anderson
and a host of other relatives and friends also survive

Funeral Service:
Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Marrowbone Cemetery.  Family requests visitation on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Cumberland County Public Library, P.O. Box 440, Burkesville, KY 42717

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Randall Young
   Posted Tue December 20, 2016
Our very deepest sympathy to you and your family on Laura Lee's passing. She no longer suffers and is at home with her mother and father and Randy. We will continue to pray for comfort for you and the family.

Emma claywell scott
   Posted Tue December 20, 2016
Our deepest sympathy to the family.

Erika Jaskolski
   Posted Tue December 20, 2016
Bill and Family,

My family wishes you and your family our deepest condolences. May time heal the pain from your loss. May God help you through the hard days and may the good times always be part of your fondest memories.

Erika Jaskolski and Family

Linda Smith (Mrs. John Ed Smith, Jr.)
   Posted Wed December 21, 2016
Doug and family,

Was so sorry to hear of your loss. I know she and John grew up next door to each other and feel like they are next door to each other in heaven.
Know that I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.
God Bless,
Linda Smith (Mrs. John Ed Smith Jr.)
Palmyra, IN

Marian Roberts Cawthorn
   Posted Wed December 21, 2016
Doug, Bill and family: I am so sorry, my heart aches for you and the family. I was very

fond of Laura Lee, also of Winton and Randolph.

Joyce Coe
   Posted Wed December 21, 2016
Joyce Coe and family express our sympathy to your family at this time of sorrow. May God Bless and keep his loving arms around each one of you.

   Posted Wed December 21, 2016
Doug and Bill sorry for your loss.May God bless you all in this time of need

phillip & Janice parrish
   Posted Wed December 21, 2016
Sorry we were not able to be there. Your family is in our prayers.

Sherri Wilson Niermann & Elizabeth Wilson
   Posted Thu December 22, 2016
Doug and Family,

Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you at this most difficult time.

Elizabeth Wilson, Sherri, Chuck, Ricky, Jay and families

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