Name: Clara Jane Butler
Birth Date: Dec 28, 1930
Death Date: Oct 06, 2013
Birthplace: Oliver Springs, TN
Resided In: Oliver Springs, TN
Funeral Home: Sharp Funeral Home
Clara Jane Butler, age 82, a resident of Oliver Springs, TN, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, October 6, 2013, at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN.

Mrs. Butler was born on December 28, 1930 in Oliver Springs, TN. She was a lifelong resident of this area.

Clara was a homemaker, and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and a member of the Kellytown Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents: James Henry McFarland and Annie Mae Manuel McFarland; by a granddaughter, Sierra Butler; by a sister, Hazel Lee Cox and by a brother, Buddy McFarland.

Mrs. Butler is survived by her husband, Charlie Butler Jr. of Oliver Springs, TN; by daughters: Janice Ruth McPeters and husband, Ronnie of Coalfield and Karen Fay Oakes and husband, Terry of Harriman; by sons: Charlie Butler III of Harriman, and Justin Wood of Oliver Springs; by grandchildren: Kathie Creasey and husband, Jay, Randall Wood, Peggy Dinkins and husband, Robby, Rebecca Wood, Laura Lawson and husband, Charlie, Stephanie Carroll, Michael Carroll, Kris Carroll and wife Ashley, Latasha Butler, Josh Butler, and Carlie Butler.

She is also survived by 14 great-grandchildren and a host of extended family members and special friends.

A private service will be held at a later date. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. An online guestbook is available at

God bless you all. I am Edith Butler's second son. God will pull you through, Charlie Jr. Oct 10, 2013
Edward Eugene White (Tucson , Arizona USA)
My deepest condolences to the family on the loss of your loved one. And may the Father of tender mercies and God of all comfort who comforts us in all our tribulations continue with you to comfort and sustain you through this very difficult time. Oct 09, 2013
Mary Ann Crayton (Chicago, IL USA)
Sorry to hear about Clara's passing. She was a wonderful person and a friend to my entire family. Oct 09, 2013
Danny Brown (Harriman, TN USA)
To My Brother, also to Janice and Karen and Charlie III. It is with sorry in my heart to hear that Clara has passed. It has been some time since I have seen you all but I wanted to say I am sorry for your loss, and I believe Clara is enjoying a better place. She was a very special lady and I have special memories of her in my youth. Oct 08, 2013
Betty Butler Bulkeley (Kingsport, TN United States)
So sorry to hear about Your lost, I will be praying for God to comfort my Brother for the lose of his wife and Janice, Karen, Charlie & Justin for the lost of their Mother. Oct 08, 2013
David Butler (Powell, TN )
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. May God give you peace and comfort during this time. Oct 07, 2013
Linda Brown Gilmore (Rockwood, tn )
Janice, Charlie, & Karen I am so sorry to hear about your mother. Oct 07, 2013
Shirely Brown Sweeten (Lenoir City, TN USA)
So sorry to hear of Clara's passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you during this time. Oct 07, 2013
Larrisa Walker & Landon Walker (Oliver Springs, TN USA)
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