Julia Dee “Judy” Butler

Aug. 9, 1943-April 19, 2023


A service to honor the life of Julia Dee “Judy” Butler was  at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23 at First Baptist Church of Provencal in Provencal, LA.  Burial followed at Butler Cemetery near Woodworth, LA.

Julia, who most of her friends and family know her best as Judy, 79, and a resident of Provencal, passed away April 19, 2023 in Natchitoches.

She was born  Aug. 9, 1943 to J.D. Adams and Bernice Naomi Askew Adams in Lawton, OK.  Julia and Mike made their church home at First Baptist in Provencal and enjoyed worship with their church family.

She is survived by her husband, Mike Butler; two daughters, Jena Foster and Rick, Lisa Phillips and John; four stepchildren, Virginia Spurlock and Ronnie, Eddie Butler and Tina, Frank Butler and Christopher Butler and Sarie; grandchildren Tiffany Moore, Mitch Phillips, Dalton Phillips, Cheyenne Hickman, Samantha Butler, Amanda Cross, Kory Butler, Kade Butler, Kayleigh Butler, Karleigh Butler, Aaron Butler and Raymond Butler and Macy, and several great grandchildren, not to mention the many friends that were all considered family to her.

Julia is preceded by her parents, two siblings, Rheta and Iona, and grandchildren Nikki Budsey, Blake Johnson and Rebeka Johnson.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers include Dalton Phillips, Eddie Butler, Chris Butler, Aaron Butler, Ronnie Spurlock and Kade Butler.