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JANICE BUTLER


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JANICE BUTLER Obituary
April 1, 1944 - Dec. 31, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY Janice "Jan" Hise Butler, 74, of Oklahoma City, went to be with Our Father Dec. 31, 2018. Jan was born April 1, 1944, in Clinton, OK to Leslie Leonard & Nellie Mozel Hise. Jan always loved music and sang in the choir in her youth. She also had an immense appreciation for art and loved to paint and later, quilt. She was an avid reader with an ever-growing thirst for knowledge. Jan received her bachelor's degree from OCU as an adult. She was a lady of many talents, from selling real estate, owning her own interior design business, teaching her St. Paul's acolytes, to teaching herself how to be an expert photographer and creating beautiful handmade quilts. Jan was a devoted wife and mother. She provided and cared for her husband, Virgil Hudson Butler, Jr., for more than twenty years after he had a stroke, allowing them to enjoy many years together in their beautiful homes. Jan loved to travel and entertain, and has many devoted friends in Oklahoma and the United Kingdom. Jan loved God. She was a faithful member of St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral. Her faith remained strong all the way to the end. Jan was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Hudson Butler, Jr.; her sister, Della McClanahan; her brother, Roy Stephens; and her parents, Leslie & Mozel Hise. Janice is survived by her sons and their families, Phillip Wayne Glazener, Matthew Dorsey, and Katie Glazener; stepsons and families, Taylor Allen Butler, Stephen Hudson and Shanna Butler, Marcus Ainsworth and Mitra Butler; sisters, Kelly Wood and Phyllis Miller; sister-in-law, Dixie Stephens; and former husband, Dorsey Eldon Glazener. Jan is also survived by and loved her many grandchildren: Adriel, Emery, Dylan, Brad, Tabitha, Creston, Clayton, Miles, Mitchell, and Mason; and her loving godchild, Olivia. Jan's Memorial Service will be held Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at 3 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral in Oklahoma City. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Cathedral, 127 NW 7th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73102.
Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 6, 2019
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