July 25, 1973-Oct. 8, 2022

Daphne Suzanne Butler, 49, of Natchitoches passed away Saturday, Oct. 8 at her home after her courageous battle with cancer.
Daphne, known by her cousins as “Daffy Butt” and her grandson as “DeeDee” was born July 25, 1973, in Many.
Daphne is survived by her children, Leyton and Logan Wyatt of Natchitoches; grandson, Weston of Colorado; sisters, Cynthia Butler of Baton Rouge and Aimee Butler of Natchitoches; her precious dog, King; and numerous family members and friends. She is also survived by the one who put a smile on her face, Ronnie Morgan; and her “ride or die,” Jennifer.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Kathy and Danny Butler; and grandparents, Johnny and Kathryn Boudreaux and Daniel and Hilda Butler.
She was a beloved teacher at LP Vaughn for over 20 years and was studying nursing prior to her illness. Daphne touched many students and fellow teachers’ lives during her tenure as an educator. She volunteered at St. Anthony of Padua as a religion teacher. Daphne graduated from Northwestern State University.
Her family will miss her stubborn nature and the smile on her face.
Funeral services for Daphne will be Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with Father John O’Brien officiating. Visitation will precede the funeral starting at 10 a.m. Burial service will follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Cemetery in Zwolle.
Pallbearers will be Leyton Wyatt, Rian Achord, Tristen Dubois, Garrett Anderson, Jarrad Remedis and Lamar Boudreaux.
In lieu of flowers, make donations to the Natchitoches Animal Shelter, St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and/or LP Vaughn Elementary School.
The family would like to say a special thank you to Superior Hospice.