Mary Elizabeth Monroe Buttrey
Posted By Kim Swindell Wood | October 4, 2016 7:55 am
Mary Elizabeth Monroe Buttrey, 89, passed away Oct. 2, 2016.
She was born Sept. 22, 1927, in Celina, to Edward Luther Monroe and Willette Beatrice Goodpasture Monroe.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 61 years, Leechy Cleveland “L. C.” Buttrey Jr.; and brother, John Robert Monroe.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, James and Neva Buttrey, Robert Lynn and Debbie Buttrey, all of Murfreesboro; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and David Templeton, of Sparta; grandchildren, Sherry Buttrey, of Nashville, Jonathon Buttrey, of Murfreesboro, Emily and Chester Di Bari, of Washington D.C., Leslie and Tanisha Templeton Jr., of Sparta, Regina and Wesley Martin, of Sparta, Sherry Beth Templeton, of Sparta; great-grandchildren, Chester and Ford Di Bari, of Washington D.C., Harper Buttrey, of Nashville, Aspen Templeton, Adriana Templeton, both of Sparta; sister, Billie (Mike) Schmitt, of Murfreesboro; and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m., Oct. 5, 2016, at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, in Murfreesboro. Bro. Boyd Nash and Bro. Todd Buttrey will officiate. The family will receive friends 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 5, at Thurman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Robbie Monroe, Kendall Mallard, Troy Buttrey, Leslie Templeton, Wesely Martin and Jonathan Buttrey.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.