Bertie Jean Butler Poole, 77, entered into rest Monday, April 25, 2011 at Select Specialty Hospital. A memorial service was held on Saturday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m. at Fleming Baptist Church with the Reverend Billy Atkins officiating. Interment will be private at a later date. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Oliver and Eugene Butler and her sister, Betty Faye Carter.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Lou Hutcheson and her husband, Leon of Hephzibah; granddaughters, Jennifer Armstrong and her husband, David and Jessica Hutcheson.
She was born in Baxley to the late Joseph and Mary Baxley Butler. She resided in Hephzibah the last 24 years and was a retired floral designer and a member of Fleming Baptist Church.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Fleming Baptist Church Rise Up Building Fund 3027 Peach Orchard Road Augusta, GA 30906. The family received friends on Saturday from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m. at the church.
Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors in Augusta were in charge of arrangements.