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Friday, September 19, 2003

Theresa R. Butt, 89, of Cory, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at 7:10 p.m. at Clay County Health Center.

She was born Dec. 20, 1913, in Cory, the daughter of Daniel Nicoson and Florence Bernhardt Nicoson. She graduated from Cory High School and Indiana Teachers College.

She taught elementary school at Middleberry, Staunton and Cory. She retired in the 1960s.

She was married to Charles Hubert "Judge" Butt. They farmed the Cory area and enjoyed traveling to Florida following retirement.

She was a member of the Indiana Teachers Association. She was also a member of the Cory Methodist Church and was active in the Women's Ministry group at church. She enjoyed sewing, playing cards, fishing and caring for her family.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Janet Butt; grandchildren, Jada Anderson and Kenton Butts and wife Kim; four great-grandchildren, Camden Shidler, Lincoln Pace, Kenzi Butts and Dallas Butts, all of Cory; many nieces and nephews; and a large extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and nine brothers and sisters.

Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at French Funeral Home with Rev. Brent Harden officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Riley. Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to time of service.

Light a candle in her memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.