Helen Butler passed away after a lengthy illness on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at West Florida Hospital. She was born on December 28, 1927 in Evergreen, AL. She went to heaven to be with her father, mother, son, 5 brothers and grandson. She leaves behind her husband of 31 years Jim Butler; sons, Gary (Sharon) Frederickson, Tony (Sharon) Frederickson; twin daughters, Diana Geist and Donna (Charles) Gay; stepsons Mike (Cheryl "Cab" ) Blane; stepdaughter, Cheryl Miller numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters Yvonne (Ken) Chambers, Glenda (Don) Smith, brother Shannon (Malba) Weaver. Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 from Noon until 1:00 pm with the funeral starting at 1:00 pm at Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home burial will be at Barrancas National Cemetery. Condolences may be left at www.easterngatememorial.com.