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Jocelyn Butler
Jul 05, 1965 to Oct 11, 2015


Jocelyn “Penny” Butler, 50, departed this life on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital, Columbia. Born July 5, 1965, in Jersey City, N J, she was the daughter of Joe Lewis Butler and the late Joyce Marie Butler-Fisher. She spent her teenage years in Sumter, attending the public schools of Sumter County and her high school years were spent in Birmingham, Alabama, attending Birmingham public schools. She also attended Miles College pursuing a degree in Business Administration. She was employed by A. L. Williams Insurance Company for a number of years. She confessed her life to Christ and attended a number of churches before she rested for a while at Enon Baptist Church, Pinewood under Pastor Stanley Hayes. Jocelyn leaves to cherish her memories: her four young men, Corey Lamar, Steven Algerae, Brandon James Butler of Sumter and Brian Terrell Butler of Charlotte, NC; four grandchildren, Korday Talia, Koreanna Marie, Corey Keandre Butler and Ava Marie Peay; three brothers, Steven Louis Butler (Thomasine), Keon and Rashaad Robinson, all of Sumter, two sisters, Lillian Rose Richbow (Michael Anthony) of Birmingham, ALA, and Andrea Renee Blanding (Phil); three special cousins, Vivian, Gwendolyn and Andrea; father of her children, Alger Peay; a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p. m. Friday, October 16, 2015 at First Baptist Missionary Church, 219 South Washington Street, Sumter, with the Rev. George Windley, pastor, the Rev. Ollie J. Hannah, eulogist. The family is receiving friends at the home of K’laus and Achleigh Benjamin, 975 Gaines Road, Sumter. The procession will leave from the home at 12:20 p. m. Floral bearers and Pall bearers will be family and friends. Burial will be in the Aycock Cemetery, Wedgefield.
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