Opal Butts

Opal Butts

Sunday, September 28th, 1947 - Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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Opal Butts, 73, of Macon, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on February 16, 2021. The family will have a time of visitation on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at FairHaven Funeral Home from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Funeral Services to celebrate her life will be held on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in Mausoleum Chapel of Macon Memorial Park Cemetery with Reverend Timothy Durden officiating. Entombment will be immediately following the service. For those unable to attend, services will be streamed live on Facebook at FairHaven Funeral Home-Macon.

Opal was born on September 28, 1947 in Dublin, Georgia. Throughout her life she worked in finance, working as a Credit Manager for Commercial Credit and most recently working for the Medical Center Navicent Health. She was married to the love of her life Roy Thomas Butts, for over 40 years and together they built a wonderful life. Opal was the epidemy of a true southern lady, she always had her hair and nails done, was dressed to the nines. She enjoyed shopping, especially for shoes and handbags. She never met a stranger, and could strike up a conversation with anyone she met, making instant friends with them. Opal had a love for the Lord, and was most recently a member of First Assembly of God. She loved watching God T.V. and drinking a good cup of coffee with toast. Her family was everything to her, especially her grandchildren. She had a sweet, gentle spirit and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Opal was preceded in death by husband, Roy Thomas Butts, her son; Greg Butts, her father; William Durden and brother-in-law; Charles Hodgens.

Left to cherish her memory is her loving family. Her mother; Martha Coley Durden. Children; Rhonda Butts Meadows (Jimmy). Kim Butts Sadler (Wayne), and Shawna Butts Massey (Mike), daughter in-law Tracy Butts widow of (Greg). Grandchildren; Brendon Hampton (Karen), Brittney Bonner (Phillip), Chelsea Hampton, Jessica Huckeba (Zack), Josh Sadler (Katie), Kaley Sadler, Dylan Childers, Rylee Childers, Cody Butts, and Shelby Butts. Ten great grandchildren. Sister; Sheila Hodgens and nephew; Austin Hodgens. The family maybe contacted at the residence of Kim Sadler.

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FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services has charge of arrangements.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 21st, 2021 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday, February 21st, 2021 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    FairHaven Funeral Home
    4989 Mount Pleasant Church Rd
    Macon, Ga 31216
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  • Service

    Monday, February 22nd, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Monday, February 22nd, 2021 2:00pm
    Macon Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel
    3939 Mercer University Blvd
    Macon, Georgia 31204
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Reverend Timothy Durden
  • Interment

    Monday, February 22nd, 2021 |
    Monday, February 22nd, 2021
    Macon Memorial Park Cemetery
    3939 Mercer University Drive
    Macon, GA
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Audrey Hutcheson

Posted at 10:48am
Rhonda and Family,
Please know love and prayers are with you and your family.
Audrey Hutcheson

Mary Hoey

Posted at 09:59am
I did not know Mrs. Butts, but felt I did as Rhonda spoke about her mum with so much love and emotion.
"Death leaves a heartache that no one can heal ; Love leaves a memory no one can steal " . (Irish verse)
Love and prayers for you all during this sad time. Mary.

Jerrie Cobb

Posted at 09:41pm
Me and Opal had a lot of great times together.My best friend of 25 yrs .She will be missed by me and my family but she will never be forgot .WeLove You Jerrie Mike Cobb and family

Len & Caroline Woodard

Posted at 04:10pm
Brother Tim, Annette: So sorry to hear about your aunt. May our Lord give you comfort and strength during this time.
May God bless this dear family.

Len & Caroline Woodard

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