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Dorothy (Varvel) Butler

October 23, 1934 ~ May 21, 2022 (age 87)

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Dorothy (Varvel) Butler, age 87 of Brookport, Illinois passed away at 3:50 pm on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home with Bro. Doug Kineman officiating. Burial will follow in the Otterbein Cemetery.

Dorothy worked for several years at the Good Luck Glove Factory and Walmart. She attended New Life Baptist Church in Paducah.

Dorothy is survived by her son, Robert Dale Butler; daughter, Barbara Nix and husband Jimmy; fiancé, Gary Moore, who provided excellent care for her; grandchildren, Bryan Butler and Mallory Wittig and husband Cord; great grandchildren, Taylor Butler, Braxton Butler, Fritz Wittig, and Nix Wittig; several nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Hubert and Mary Elizabeth (Robey) Varvel; husband, Robert “Bob” Butler; brothers, Howard Varvel, Emmet Varvel, and Clarence Varvel.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from 11 am to 1 pm at the Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made in Dorothy’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com


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May 25, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home
7742 South US 45 Rd.
Brookport, IL 62910

Funeral Service
May 25, 2022

1:00 PM
Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home
7742 South US 45 Rd.
Brookport, IL 62910


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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