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“Auntie you left us to be in a better place not a day goes by that i just want to hear your voice or see your face give you a hug and tell you how...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Stephanie Ward - Austin, TX

“To the Butler/Shelby family, may The peace of God be with you. Know that The Myers family is praying with and for you all. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Henrietta Myers Patterson - TX

“My deepest condolences to the Butler Family and Mitchell Family. I knew Vera for many years and she was a GREAT Mother and Grandmother and a person...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Sylvia Galvez - Austin, TX

“Qurina, Sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. You know I loss my mother when we where in high school together, i just want ...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Marsha Kelly - austin, TX

“She completed His will, and now God has called her to the place He went to prepare. Know that she is in a better and beautiful place. Family you stay...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Kimberly & Robert Butler - Austin, TX

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. May all find comfort in God's love & the love of friends. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Fannie & Fran Lowe - Pflugerville, TX

“With love From. The Turman Family.May the lord have a blessing on your family.We love you and we are here for you. Yea thought I walk through the...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Robert Turman - Austin, TX

“To the Butler, Mitchell @ Willie Shelby my deepest condolence to the entire families. I have sat in your seat not so long ago and I do understand...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Diggs - Austin, TX

“I would like to say, God makes no mistakes, he is a mighty God who can heal all even your pain. I'm so sorry that you all had to loose someone that...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Lisa Wallace-Robertson - TX

“I'll miss you. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Candy Bailey - Austin, TX

“to the family may god bless vera will be truely missed by all that new her she was a very sweet person ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: renee green - austin, TX

“To the Butler and Mitchell family it makes us sad to have lost such a good person but the Lord knows best. Please find comfort of those precious...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Helen Clark & Dorothy Rucker - TX

“I have known Vera most of my lifr and it saddens me for her to leaves us but it makes me glad that she is at home with God and her parents. She was...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Carole Davis Jackson - Austin, TX

On May 2, 1953, Vera Mae Butler was born to Shedrick Shelby and Ida Mae Richards-Shelby in Austin, Texas. She was the 10th born from 12 children. She accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of St. John College Heights, under the leadership of Pastor A. C. Clark. She attended the Austin Public Schools. On March 17, 1983, Vera married Harvey Ray Butler. Vera was employed with A.I.S.D. for 28 years. Vera was preceded in death by her father, Shedrick Shelby, mother Ida Mae Richards-Shelby, along with three other siblings. Vera leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband, Harvey Ray Butler; three sons, Donald Mitchell (Angeleke), Rahn Randle (Tiffany), Harvey Randle (Lisa); one daughter Qurina Butler (Chris), Amber Mitchell, Desirae Mitchell, Terika Satterwhite; seventeen grandchildren; one great grandson, Tylin Washington; mother-in-law Darlene Butler; four sisters and five brothers, Cella Brown, Lois S. Manor, Mary Ward, Betty Ward, W. C. Clark, Joseph Shelby, Daniel Shelby, Willie Shelby, and Charles Shelby. She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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