Edith M. Buttrum
Eureka- Edith M. Buttrum, 86, of Eureka, IL, formerly of
Goreville, IL passed away at 5:02 am on Tuesday, February 19,
2013 at her
She was born on September 3, 1926 in Madison County, TN a daughter
of Mark and Bertha Newell Miller. She married Walt E. Buttrum
on May 7, 1965 in Peoria, IL. He passed away on March 17,
Surviving are her daughter-in-law, Bambi Landreth of Eureka, IL;
two step-children, Lowell Buttrum of Dixon Springs, IL; Barbara
Howard of Bowling Green, KY; two grandchildren, Amanda Sanders of
Eureka, IL; Jacqueline Landreth of Grapevine, TX; four
great-grandchildren, Harley Marie, Daniel, Emma, and Elijah
Sanders; one brother, Levi Miller of Corinth, MS; and one sister,
Nancy Blakley of Selmer, TN.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Linda
Landreth, one son, Kenneth Landreth, one brother, Titus Stanfill,
and her step-mother, Bertha Miller.
Edith worked in the manufacturing industry and later worked as a
rental property manager in a mobile home park until her
Edith enjoyed the outdoors, her dogs and cats, gardening and
She volunteered for over 25 years for the Goreville Ministries
Alliance Thrift Shop. Edith's greatest pleasure was being
with her family and her best friend of 40 years, Esther Dillow.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February
23, 2013 at the Washington Christian Church. Rev. Jeff
Browning will officiate. Cremation rites have been
accorded. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is
assisting the family with their arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to OSF Hospice. Online
condolences may be sent to the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhom.com
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