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Marie Christison Butler

Marie Christison Butler, age 85, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening February 27, 2001 in Nephi, Utah.

She was born June 20, 1915 in Nephi, Utah. She was the 10th child of Parley Pratt and Harriet Adams Christison. She married Vernon A. Butler December 24, 1936. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti Temple June 23, 1962. He passed away November 19, 1987.

Marie has blessed the lives of many with her loving, friendly personality. She was always concerned about the welfare of others and understood well the meaning of unselfish love. She had a strong testimony of the gospel and served faithfully in many ward callings. She was very proud to be a descendant of native Utah pioneers and was a member of the Fort Wall Camp of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. She was also active in the American Legion auxiliary in Nephi. For many years she was an employee of Juab School District in the lunch room.

She is survived by her only daughter and son-in-law, Stephen and Verna B. Boswell of Nephi; four dearly beloved grandchildren and nineteen great grand children. She was preceded in death by, parents, nine brothers and sisters and one grand son.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Saturday, March 3, 2001 in the Nephi 2nd Ward, 222 South 100 East. Friends may call at the church from 10-11:45 am prior to the services. Burial will be in the Vine Bluff Cemetery Nephi, Utah.