Mary Will Smith Butler, 98, of Commerce passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Sulphur Springs.
Mary was born in Commerce on January 20, 1919, to Anna May Oneal and Robert Smith. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from East Texas Teachers College where she also attended training school.
Mary was a creative artist with a flair for the beautiful. She was a passionate gardener and raised Poppies and Zennias for those in traffic on Culver Street.
Survivors include her son, Jack W. Butler of Allen; her daughter, Anna Butler of Fayetteville, AR; her grandchildren: Elizabeth Butler, Alex Butler, Jesse McNaughton and Kate Lonberger; and, her great-grandchildren: Brennan Butler, John Butler, Gwen Lonberger, Iris Lonberger, James Lanzarotti, Elise Lanzarotti and Eleanora Lanzarotti.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at 2518 Taylor Street in Commerce.
Saturday, June 10, 2017
2518 Taylor Street
Commerce, TX 75428