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Mary Lou Dena Butler (1892-1963)
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Born: 20 Jan 1892 Carroll County Tennessee. 1 2
Married: (1) Columbus Hencly Edwards (1875-1939) on 21 Aug 1910 in Carroll County Tennessee. 3
Married: (2) John William Horn (1885-1964) on 19 Jul 1940 in Carroll County Tennessee. 4
Died: 18 Mar 1963 Bemis, Madison County Tennessee. 1
Buried: Highland Memorial Gardens Jackson Tennessee.
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Thomas Elias Butler
Abt 1805-1871
Joel Oliver Butler
17 Dec 1850-30 Mar 1931
Jacintha (Cynthia) Butler
Abt 1810-27 Mar 1889
Mary Lou Dena Butler
20 Jan 1892-18 Mar 1963
Married: 15 Aug 1872
Alfred B. Robison
Abt 1828-1903
Sarah Frances Robison
Married: 5 Jan 1847
Elizabeth Jackson
1822-14 Jan 1881

Spouse and Children

       Columbus Hencly Edwards

       John William Horn

Brothers and Sisters

Rites Tuesday For Mrs. J. W.Horn At Bemis Church

Funeral services for Mrs, Mary Lou Dena Horn, who passed suddenly this morning at her residence in Bemis at 5:30 o'clock, will be held Tuesday afternoon at the North Bemis Baptist Church at 1 o'clock Reverend L. H. Brown, pastor of the church will officiate. Interment will be in Highland Me morial Gardens. She was born in Carroll County on January 20, 1892. She was first married to Columbus Edwards in 1909. They made their home in Carroll County where he was engaged in farming until he passed away in 1939. Later she was married to John W. Horn and for the past twenty years they had made their home in Bemis. Mrs. Horn was a member of the North Bemis Baptist Church. In addition to her husband she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Fannie Brown and Mrs. Willodean Hill of Jackson; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Arby Ashby and Mrs. Rubert Robison of Bemis and Mrs. Emma Stanford of Garden City. Michigan: one brother, Newt Butler of Soper, Oklahoma; four grandchildren and one great-grand child. Pallbearers for the service will be: Clifford Cross, Jess W. Brasher, Harl Shepard. C. W. Butler, Thompsie Smith and Kelvy Tolley. Friends may call at the resi dence, 106 Carroll Street, Be mis. Lanier Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.2


  1. Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1966 (Familysearch.com)
  2. The Jackson Sun, 18 Mar 1963, Mon, Page 7
  3. Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1780-2002
  4. Ancestry.com. Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1780-2002

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