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Ida Bell (Thornton) Butler

June 28, 1956 ~ February 11, 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Ida Butler Obituary

Mrs. Ida Bell (Thornton) Butler, age 67, of San Augustine County, Texas, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2024, in Lufkin, Texas.

She was born June 28, 1956, in Center, Texas, to parents L.T. and Marie (White) Thornton. She enjoyed spending time with her family and had been a longtime resident of San Augustine County. Ida was a beautician and worked for 47 years.

She was married to Cornell Butler, who preceded her in death on September 2, 2022.

Those left to cherish her memory includes her daughters, Amanda Smith and husband Shane of San Augustine, Texas, and Leah Holloway and husband Lucas of Broaddus, Texas; sisters, Sue Wall and husband Roberts of Newton, Texas, and Peggy Brown and husband Jerry of Chireno, Texas; brothers, Ronald Thornton of Chireno, Texas, and Ray Thornton, Lynn Thornton, Tom Thornton, Hollis Thornton, and William "Bud" Thornton, all of San Augustine, Texas; sisters-in-law, Margo Noble, Linda Thornton, and Jean Thornton; brothers-in-law, Bonnell "Bud" Butler and wife Pat, Gene Butler and wife Doris; grandson, Lane Smith and wife Klarissa; granddaughters, Kelsea Smith and Cayce Mangan, Laila Holloway, and Lindsey Holloway; three great-grandchildren, Cort Lowe, Kolt Smith, and Koy Mangan; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, L.T. and Marie Thornton; a sister, Pat Thornton; and brothers, Donald Thornton and Charles "Hoss" Thornton. 

Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, located at 316 W. Columbia Street in San Augustine, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at the Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel with Bro. Robert Wall officiating. Committal service and interment will follow at the Macune Cemetery, located on County Road 316.

The family suggests that memorials may be offered to the Macune Cemetery fund.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Wyman Roberts Funeral Home in San Augustine, Texas.

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February 13, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home
316 West Columbia
San Augustine, TX 75972

Funeral Service
February 13, 2024

11:00 AM
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home
316 West Columbia
San Augustine, TX 75972

Committal Service & Interment
February 13, 2024

Macune Cemetery
311 County Road 316 (Off FM 705 and TX Hwy 147)
San Augustine, TX 75972


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