Phyllis J. Butte
Phyllis J. Butte
  • November 5, 1937 - September 19, 2017
  • New Port Richey, Florida

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Blackburn Butte, Phyllis J. ,79, of New Port Richey passed away September 19, 2017 at home. Born in Lexington, Kentucky. However, she relocated to St. Petersburg, Florida at the age of 7 years old, though she continued to maintain her Kentucky Derby heritage here in Florida. She graduated from St. Petersburg High School and an alumni of the class of 1955.

She was proceeded in death by her parents, Marion D. and Viola Elslager Blackburn and her son John Anthony Blackburn Quinton along with granddaughter Kellie Elizabeth Hunt.

Phyllis is survived by her daughter Sheri D Camarata, granddaughter Erin J. Sands, and 3 great grand-children Anthony, Sierra and Christian.

Phyllis retired from Morton Plant Mease Hospital as a Billing Supervisor. In Retirement she enjoyed life, friends and her church, even though she battled Cancer for 13 years. As a past Deacon of Trinity Presbyterian Church, she offered encouragement, a helping hand and laughter. She thoroughly enjoyed her Java and Jesus Bible Study class along with playing cards with her friends every moment she was able to. She loved her many dogs throughout her life. Her beautiful smile and charming spirit will be remembered by all who knew her. Phyllis will be sadly missed by her family and host of friends.

Phyllis's memorial service will be Monday, September 25th, 2017 11am at the Sylvan Abbey United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations maybe made to Trinity Presbyterian Church of Seven Springs Youth Group 727-372-7203.