Rosemary Butler, 56, was born October 31, 1964 in Sumter, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Butler, Sr. and Martha Mack Butler. She departed this earthly life on July 1, 2021 at her home. Rosemary was baptized at an early age at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Camden and later became a member of Grant Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Rembert. She attended the public schools of Sumter County and was a graduate of Hillcrest High School, Class of 1983. After graduation, she enlisted in Job Corp. She later worked in the hotel industry, Sumter Laundry and her last place of employment was at Andrea Plazer in Sumter. She is survived by: three sons, Calvin Butler, Alexander (Courtney) Lane, Sr. and Alfred Lane; her companion, Alfred Lane, Jr.; a nephew she raised, Marcus Wilson; eight grandchildren; her mother, Martha Mack Butler of the home; a sister, Mable Butler of the home; a cousin reared as a sister, Elizabeth Taylor Brisbane; four brothers, Leroy Mack of Rembert, Jerry Butler of the home, Eddie (Martha) Butler of Winter Haven, FLA, Wesley (Connie) Butler of Myrtle Beach,; one uncle, Jasper (Estell) Mack of Dalzell; three aunts, Marie Davis, Bernice Anderson and Mary (Heyward) Jacobs, all of Sumter; and a host of other relatives, loving families and friends. In accordance with the COVID -19 guidelines, the family is requesting that face masks and social distancing be observed by relatives and friends during visitation at the home, 4760 Cannery Road, Dalzell. Graveside services will be held 11:00 a. m., Friday, July 9, 2021 at the Kings Highway Community Park, 2035 North Kings Highway, Dalzell, with the Rev. James Durant, officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Highway 441, Dalzell. The procession will leave at 10:20 a. m. from the home.
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