Jean A. Butts

Jean A. Butts, 69, of Andrews, IN, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital, in Fort Wayne, IN.

Mrs. Butts was a 1967 graduate of Huntington Catholic High School and had attended Clear Creek Township School for 11 years prior to consolidation. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and was involved with 4-H for many years.

She was born Sept. 23, 1949, in Huntington, to Leo and Evonne Karriger Scher.

Survivors include a former husband, Jim Butts, of Kinmundy, IL; a son, Brian (Lorieann) Butts, of Midland, TX; two daughters, Heather (Bruce) Kaylor, of Camas, WA, and Tammey (David Gardiner) Butts, of Marengo; two brothers, Ronald L. (Mary Ann) Scher, of Warren, and Jack (Pam) Scher, of Huntington; six grandchildren, Alyssa (Jeremy) Wilburn, Brendon Kaylor, Brayden Kaylor, Brookelin Kaylor, Michael Butts and Mackenzie Butts; two step-grandchildren, David (Katherine) Kaylor and Rochelle (Lawrence) Symons; two great-grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jay Butts.

Calling is Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington. A funeral service will immediately follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Stephen Colchin presiding.

A private burial will be at a later date.

Preferred memorials are to Wounded Warriors, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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