Donna Jo "DJ" Butler, 54 of Louisville, Kentucky and formerly of Junction City died Thursday, August 1, 2013 at the University of Louisville Hospital.
Born September 18, 1958 in El Dorado, she was the daughter of Glen Houston and Sue Beene Butler. DJ was a painter by trade and was member of Pilgrim's Rest Baptist Church of Spearsville, LA.
She had been in the U. S. Navy and was known by her nieces and nephews as their "cool aunt".
Preceding her in death along with her father were her maternal grandparents, Curtis and Ethel Beene and her paternal grandparents, Armer and Ethel Butler.
Survivors include her mother, Sue Butler Albritton (Ed) of Junction City, three sisters, Glenda Marshall (Gary) of Spearsville, Rhonda Medlin (Tommy) of Elm Grove, LA and Teenie Storey (Tim) of El Dorado. Also surviving is her best friend and companion, Dawn Nicklas of Louisville and canine companions, Dora and Chico along with many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday, August 5, 2013 at Young's Chapel with Rev. Milton Wilson and Rev. Billy Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery under the direction of Young's Funeral Directors.
The family will receive friends at Young's from 4:00 P. M. to 6:00 P. M. Sunday evening.
Memorial may be made to
, Attn: Gift Management Services, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Ste. 250, Dallas, TX 75244 or to the
, 1818 N. Taylor St. Ste. 186, Little Rock, AR 72207-5639.