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|Robin Harris Butts|
Robin Harris Butts, 86, died Sunday, March 21, 2009, at her home on Helena Plantation in Waterproof.
Funeral services were held at the chapel of Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday Tuesday, March 24, 2009, 11 a.m. with Rev. Dave Sheehan officiating.
Interment followed at Natchez City Cemetery under the direction of Young's Funeral Home.
Mrs. Butts was born in Memphis, TN, on July 4, 1922, to the late Dr. and Mrs. Robin Harris of Jackson, MS, and was married to the late Henry Fowler Butts. She graduated from Charleston High School in Mississippi before attending Copiah-Lincoln Community College. She graduated with majors in Chemistry and Bacteriology from Mississippi State University, where she was also a member of the Maroon Band and Chi Omega Sorority.
Prior to working as a medical technologist at New Orleans' Ochsner Clinic, Mrs. Butts completed a medical technology internship at Street-Mercy Hospital. She was always a supporter of young people through the Boy Scouts, 4-H Club, Children of the American Revolution and serving as a girls softball coach. She was a lifetime member of the Waterproof High School Quarterback Club, a member of the Tensas Academy Athletic Association, and a member of the Presbyterian Church, where she served as an elder. Mrs. Butts was also a charter member of the Bruin-Vidal Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, holding several offices including State Treasurer, State Regent, National Vice Chairman of Conservation, Reporter General to the National Society of DAR, and National Chairman of Insignia. She was an avid conservationist, having won the National DAR Conservationist Award and loved all forms of sports and wildlife.
Mrs. Butts is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Ed and Bernadette Butts of Fairfield, CT; her daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Dennis Burns of Waterproof; granddaughter, Robin Rae Burns of Clinton, MS, and granddaughter and her husband, Libbi and Ryan Calloway of Little Rock, AR. Survivors also include sisters -- Fisher Kortz of British Columbia, Nancy Ann Harris and Harley and Jon Williams of Annapolis, MD.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Dr. Jeff Harris and Richard Harris.
Memorials may be made to Tensas Academy and Wesley Chapel.
Pallbearers were Lucas Harris, James Lentz, James Clower, Bobby James, Darrell VandeVen, Don Magee Jr., Bryant Killen and Tru Goldman.
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