Jo Anne Butler, 64, of Hendersonville, died Friday, July 4, 2014 at Hendersonís Assisted Living. A native of Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Molly Suttles and wife of the late Phillip Butler who died in 2006. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Wanda Hutchinson and Barbara Beddingfield and a nephew, Kevin Whiteside. She had lived most of her life in Henderson County and had worked at the Wal Mart Deli. She was a member of the Baptist faith and had a love for all of Godís creatures, especially dogs.
Mrs. Butler is survived by her daughter, Tami Cantrell of Hendersonville; three sisters, Reva Prince of Hendersonville, Frances Guice of Etowah and Eula Mae Suttles of Hendersonville and several nieces and nephews. A funeral will be held 2:00 PM Monday, July 7, at Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Sam Beddingfield will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 8195 ï Asheville NC ï 28814.