Ira Eugene DUMOND Bertie Lois DUMOND Baby DUMOND Clark BUTLER Benjamin Eugene BUTLER Kenneth Clark BUTLER Living BUTLER Living BUTLER Gertrude Marie DUMOND Ira Eugene DUMOND Thomas Eddie DUMOND Ethel Oral SEAMONS Mini tree diagram

Lillian Ethel DUMOND4,2,3,1

29th Jan 19202,3,1 - 25th Feb 20071

Life History

29th Jan 1920

Born in Ethel, Arkansas, Arkansas.2,3,1

14th Mar 1936

Married Clark BUTLER in Arkansas County, Arkansas.3,1

23rd Feb 1944

Birth of son Benjamin Eugene BUTLER.5,6,4,7

12th Jul 1946

Birth of son Kenneth Clark BUTLER.8,6

7th Jul 1972

Death of Clark BUTLER in Arkansas County, Arkansas.3,11

26th Aug 1979

Death of son Kenneth Clark BUTLER in Stuttgart, Arkansas, Arkansas.8,9,6,10

21st Jul 1982

Death of son Benjamin Eugene BUTLER in Arkansas County, Arkansas.4,5,6,7

25th Feb 2007

Died in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.1

27th Feb 2007

Buried in Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas County, Arkansas.1

Other facts


Birth of daughter Living BUTLER


Birth of daughter Living BUTLER


  • I always heard the family pronounce the name "Lillian" as LEE-yun.  --Orville Boyd Jenkins

    Her niece Edith Marie McSwain Jenkins says she was in upper primarybefore she knew how the name was written.  She also reports that sheheard some members of the family pronounce it "LEE-gan."

    Lillian Dumond Butler Obituary
    Funeral Remembrance Card

    Lillian Ethel Dumond Butler, age 87, died Sunday February 25, 2007.She was born January 29, 1920 in Ethel, Arkansas to Ira Eugene andEthel Seamon Dumond.  She was married to Clark Butler March 14, 1936. She wsa preceded in death by her parents, husband and two sons,Benjamin Eugene Butler and Kenneth Clark Butler and brothers Eugene,and an infant; sisters Alma Mae Cunningham, Bertie McSwain andGertrude Butler.

    Surviving her are two daughters, Ida Marilyn Lindsey of Ethel andJanis Kay Sollars and her husband, Tommy, of Bayou Meto,grandchildren:  Tammy (Sam) DeBerry and Lisa (Robert) Franks ofDeWitt, Denise Moss of St Louis MO, Justin (Dana) Sollars of Benton,Josh (Katie) Sollars of Bayou Meto, Kim (Bobby) Zimmerebner of Benton,Nia (Jason) Rieves of DeWitt, Tonya (Kyle) Franks and Tina (John)Phillips of North Little Rock, Tricia (Chris) Hopper of Little Rock.

    Great grandchildren are Amber (Todd) Parr, Ashley DeBerry, Alicia(Zak) Jones, Lindsey (Eric) Simpson, Jennie Moss, Jessica (Jeremy)Smith, Caleb and Parker Sollars, Steven Zimmerebner, Suzanna and JakeRieves, Olivia Phillips, Christian Franks, Ben, Bree and Blair Hopper,two great-great grandchildren, Zoe and Zane Parr.  Her brother Ted(Nila) Dumond of DeWitt also survives her.  She was a member of FirstUnited Methodist Church of DeWitt.  She was an avid gardener, lovedflowers and a pretty yard.

    Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, DeWitt,Arkansas.
    --  Funeral Remembrance Card, Lillian Ethel Dumond Butler

    Her joint gravestone with her husband also reports the date ofmarriage to Clark Butler.
    "Clark Butler Jan 1, 1912  July 7 1972  Married Mar 14, 1936"

    Lillian was a member of the First Methodist Church, DeWitt, Arkansas,at the time of her death.   The funeral was held in this church on 27February 2007, conducted by Rev LaVon Post.  Interment was conductedby Essex Funeral Home of DeWitt in Mt Pleasant Cemetery in Ethel, thecommunity where she was born.


  • 1. Obituaries -- Funeral Remembrance Card, Lillian Ethel Dumond Butler
  • 2. 1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    • 13 April, Ethel, District 1-26, page 7A, Oak Flat Rd, Hse #108, Owns
  • 3. Gravestone of Clark and Lillian Butler, Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel,Arkansas
  • 4. Edith Marie McSwain Jenkins, Personal Knowledge
  • 5. Gravestone of Benjamin Eugene Butler, Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel,Arkansas
  • 6. Social Security Death Index
  • 7. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 8. Gravestone of Kenneth C Butler, Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Ethel, Arkansas
  • 9. Essex Funeral Home Registry
    • Location:;
    • Book XVIII, 152
  • 10. Blytheville Courier News, Blytheville, Arkansas
  • 11. SSDI Broderbund Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 6

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