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Mrs. Illa Sharon Butler

May 24, 1949 — July 18, 2020

Illa Sharon Butler, 71, died Saturday July 18, 2020 at her residence in Florence. Visitation is 9:00 am until 11:00 am Monday, July 20, 2020 at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence with an 11:30 Graveside at Glenwood Cemetery in Richland. Following all Covid 19 guidelines, social distancing and masks are required. Sharon was born May 24, 1949 in Deridder, LA to John W. and Bobbie Lee McGraw Kersh. She was formerly of Pearl but made her home in Florence the past 16 years. Sharon loved gardening, growing flowers drawing and taking care of her cats. Her favorite hobby was playing cards, especially Canasta. Sharon is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Bernice Rose “Dolly” Lee and brothers, Robert and George Kersh. Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters, Tabatha Jackson of Florence, Theresa Lynn Nicholson of Clinton; son Paul Monroe Andrews II (fiancé, Christina Parker) of Brandon; son in law, Tommy Jackson; Daughter in law, Tammy Snow; bro in law, Mark Lee of Richland; sister, Lydia Jean Hobbs (Willie) of Brandon; 9 grandchildren, Amber Jackson, Lynden Wilson, Emily Rose Holiday, Elizabeth Wilson, Elisha Wilson, Meagan Andrews, Layla Andrews, Willow Andrews, Gabriel Parker; 16 great grandchildren; a grand Godchild, Jaid Jackson and numerous nieces and nephews.
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