Clarice Lewis Butler, 86, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfonzo and Eva Lewis; her husband, Vance Junior Butler; three brothers, Norval, Ennis and Tom Lewis; two sisters, Martha Fayak and Mary Lou Carroll; and a granddaughter.
Clarice met the love of her life Junior (Vance) Jr. and married him in 1947. They had six daughters. Vance Jr. died in 1991.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. A funeral service will be held Friday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. at Dublin Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Warren Hill officiating. Burial will be in Bladen Memorial Gardens in Elizabethtown.
She is survived by six daughters, Linda Harrelson of Clarkton, Teresa Norris of Rockingham, Beverly Brady and Lavonda Tatum, both of Elizabethtown, Vann Carson of Florida, Jennifer Britt of Winston Salem; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.