Vernie Marie Mantooth Butler, age 77 of Newport, passed away Friday, August 9, 2019.
A longtime realtor, she was co-owner and broker of Butler Real Estate of Cosby.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bruce & Letha Mantooth; husband, Francis L. “Frank” Butler; son, Francis W. Butler; brother, Bruce Mantooth; & sister Anna Bernice Baize.
She is survived by her children; James (Deborah) England, Candace (Steven) Darrah, Cynthia England Carlton, & Donna Butler. In addition, Vernie was also a loving MomMom to her grandchildren; Erika (Jason), Lindsey, Megan, Isabella, Amelia, Kailyn, & Dylan; and great-grandchildren, Landon, Harper, & Aiden.
Vernie will also be missed by her beloved "baby" Black Lab canine companion, best friend, protector, and pride and joy, Pretty Girl "Candy".
A funeral service will be held at 7PM Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Brown Funeral Home with Chaplain Glen Bradley officiating. The family will receive friends from 5PM-7PM prior to the service. Burial will take place at 10AM Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Union Cemetery.
Brown Funeral Home is honored to serve the Butler family.