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Helen Louise Butler, 76, Columbia, KY (1946-2022)

Helen Louise (Humphress) Butler of Columbia died on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at TJ Health/Columbia Emergency Room. She was 76 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amCT on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at Egypt Christian Church, 4867 Knifley Road, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Paul Patton officiating. Burial will follow in Columbia Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 4pmCT on Monday, and from 6amCT until 7:30amCT on Tuesday at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, and then after 8amCT on Tuesday at Egypt Christian Church.

She was born May 6, 1946, in Cane Valley, Kentucky, to the late William Elza and Lonetta Thomas Humphress. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Wallace Humphress, Joe Humphress, Wayne Humphress and Billy Humphress.

Louise was a member of Egypt Christian Church serving in several capacities and a member of the ladies group W.I.N.G.S. She was employed at People's Loan Company for 30 years and then drove a school bus for the Adair County School System for 13 years.

Survivors include:
  • Her husband - William "PeeWee" Butler of Columbia
  • One daughter - Angie Yates (Clayton Hadley) of Columbia
  • One sister - Mary Hamilton (James) of Beason, Illinois
  • Two grandchildren - Erin Brockman (Dustin) and Cody Yates both of Columbia
  • One step-great-grandchild - Skye Brockman
  • A special grandchild - Brittany Snow of Columbia
  • Several other relatives and friends
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to the W.I.N.G.S. which can be left at the funeral home or church

Casket Bearers: Jordan Withers, Billy Withers, Donnie Burris, Dennis Yates, Russell Hamilton, Michael Rowe, Eric Lovingood.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Helen Louise Butler, 76, Columbia, KY (1946-2022)

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