Funeral Home Services for Mr. Allie James are being provided by ROBERTS FUNERAL SERVICES - BIRMINGHAM. She was the daughter of James Ethra Curtis and Ruby Ivy Chipman. Survivors include wife Margaret Prater; son Marty Prater; daughter Amy Bates ( Joestus ); two brothers, Alford Prater (Mildred) and Leon Prater; sister Veler Stephenson; and one grandchild, Gracin Prater. Bro. On December 28, 1963, he married Iva “Jean” Stephens and they spent 53 wonderful years together. Shewasalifelong housewife and mother. To the Bryant & Butler Family: Mrs. Bryant was a beautiful person. Dorothy Jean Dandridge was born on November 9, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Ruby Dandridge (née Ruby Jean Butler), an entertainer, and Cyril H. Dandridge, a cabinet maker and minister. I have the utmost respect and appreciation for the relationship that they shared. Gerard Butler is a Scottish actor, film producer, and voiceover artist known for his work in movies such as The Phantom of the Opera, The Bounty Hunter, How to Train Your Dragon, Law Abiding Citizen, 300, The Ugly Truth, P.S.I Love You, Olympus Has Fallen, and Tales of the Black Freighter.He has also won several awards and nominations including a Satellite Award … She and her sister, Jean, each won numerous national titles and regional titles, and placed well in international competitions. She is survived by her son, David Harold Creel of Sandersville; her daughter, April Nicole Porter of Ellisville; her grandchildren, Tristan Dwayne Dykes, Ka'Rien La'Shae Dykes, Blain Wesley Dykes, AnnaLeigh Sophia Creel, and Patience Nicole Creel; her sisters, Verna Lynn Lancaster of Lucedale and Sonya Rae Lancaster of Wiggins, and her special aunt, Merlene Creel Dominguez of Sandersville. She is the younger sister of dancer Jean Butler. He was the Marion County Tax Assessor for many years. Butler attended Hofstra University and earned an Honours Degree in Theatre and Drama from the University of Birmingham . Dance career. He retired from Wolverine Tube after 28 years. In 2005 she released an instructional DVD, Irish Dance Masterclass With Jean Butler, which her sister also participated in, and completed a master's degree in Contemporary Dance Performance from the University of Limerick. She was the daughter of Edward C. and Constance E. (Webb) Boucher. Jean's younger sister Cara is a huge talent too and it's plain that she has huge admiration for her sibling's dancing ability (though you can imagine that constantly being referred to as 'Jean Butler's sister' perhaps gets annoying for Cara!) She began Irish dance lessons at the age of six, which she quit promptly. Cara Butler is an American stepdancer and choreographer. Her mother, Josephine, is from County Mayo in Ireland. ". She had 5 brothers and 2 sisters. Get email updates about Mrs. Donna Jean Butler delivered directly to your inbox. [1], Butler was the lead dancer in the Folgers coffee commercial "A Dancer's Morning". She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend to so many. Here is Gilbert Pierce’s obituary. “Jean Butler is one of the most accomplished Irish dance artists of the last century and a pioneer in the field, expanding and re-imagining the vocabulary and boundaries of Irish step dance,” said Linda Murray, curator of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division. Cara Butler studied with the widely respected Irish stepdance teacher Donny Golden. She tried Irish dance again at age nine, this time with a different dance teacher, Donald Golden, … Predeceased by his wife, Jean Butler Whelan, parents Robert and Dorothy Whelan; and sister, Marjory Harmon. Geneva “Jean” Butler (Nee Dunn), age 85, of Ripon, WI passed away unexpectedly Friday, November 6, 2020, at Ripon Medical Center. She has toured with the Irish folk group The Chieftains since 1992 performing traditional and contemporary Irish dances. Mrs. Donna Jean Butler passed away on January 22, 2021 at the age of 56 in Richton, Mississippi. Joshua Hawk will officiate and David Harold Creel, Tristan Dwayne Dykes, Blain Wesley Dykes, and Dustin Wayne Creel will serve as pallbearers. She was born on March 5, 1939 to the late Merrill & Laverne Butler in Heard County,Georgia. Jean Butler's Irish Dance MasterClass Lesson Part1 - YouTube In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Hardeman; brothers Jacel Butler and Russell Butler; sister Linda Butler Shelnutt. Jean and her sister Cara won numerous national titles and regional titles, and placed well in international competitions. Bradley - Catherine Elizabeth Pelletier, 91, died peacefully January 12, 2021, at home with her family. Find the obituary of Donna Jean Creel Butler (1964 - 2021) from Sandersville, MS. Leave your condolences to the family on this memorial page or send flowers to show you care. She has a sister, Cara. Jean Butler zodiac sign is a Pisces. She and her sister, Jean, each won numerous national titles and regional titles, and placed well in international competitions. Graveside services for Mrs. Donna Jean Creel Butler, age 56, of Sandersville, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Brown Cemetery in Ovett. Burial Will follow at Rosehill Cemetery. Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. Our family will miss his ornery smile, jokes, laughs and hugs. "Cara is the most incredible Irish dancer out there. Great- great grandchildren Jaxon and Landon Livingston, and sister- in law Jean Butler, Naples Florida along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. She was born on February 24, 1929, in Old Town, Maine. Please accept Echovita’s sincere condolences. Cara Butler is an American stepdancer and choreographer. Sister Jean often thinks back to 2018 and the string of dramatic victories that landed Loyola in a national semifinal against Michigan. It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Gilbert Pierce of Two Harbors, Minnesota, who passed away on January 14, 2021, at the age of 89, leaving to mourn family and friends. Now it is Jean’s younger sister Cara is rising to stardom the in the world of Irish dance. She was born March 2,1933 in Dyersburg, TN and is survived by 1 brother, James Curtis, Jr of California and 1 sister, Martha Nell Curtis Rochester of Maryland. I share my house in Dublin with my younger sister Cara." Her smile was radiant and her spirit was equally captivating. Robert M. Whelan Whelan, Robert Mason Penfield: Born May 30, 1925 in Buffalo, NY passed away November 4, 2020. She says: "Right now, I'm finding relationships really difficult. She added: "I'm her biggest fan. [2], Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Jean Butler's Masterclass DVD - Jean Butler at the Celtic Cafe", An Comhdháil na Múinteoirí le Rincí Gaelacha, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cara_Butler&oldid=941848824, Articles with short description added by PearBOT 5, Short description is different from Wikidata, BLP articles lacking sources from July 2010, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 21 February 2020, at 01:30. He was born November 22, 1938 to parents Charles S. & Jessie E. (Benton) Butler in Mansfield. Dates of Pisces are … Jean Butler was born in Mineola, New York. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Estelle Steele. Jean Butler Montgomery, born June 24, 1926 in Amite County Mississippi, and died December 29, 2014. In 2005 she danced once again with her sister for the instructional DVD Irish Dance Masterclass with Jean Butler along with Tara Barry, Michael Patrick Gallagher, and Glenn Simpson. Mr. Jean, my big sister, my matron of honor, my rock that I leaned on, my help in times of struggle, an outstanding prayer warrior, generous beyond measure, Loving and devoted...my best friend. Donna was disabled but that didn't stop her from caring for her family. She was a life-long resident of Clinton, La. She was preceded in death by her parents David Harold and Wanda Gale Creel and her sister, Rhonda Sumrall. In 1999, Butler performed alongside her sister as a featured dancer in "Dancing on Dangerous Ground" which played in the Theater Royal in London's West End. Jean was born on May 29, 1935, in Ripon, WI, the daughter of Floyd and Marian (Emmer) Dunn. Jean Butler Wiki: Salary, Married, Wedding, Spouse, Family Jean Butler (born March 14, 1971), is an Irish American Irish stepdancer, choreographer, and actress. Funeral Home Services for Mrs. Donna Jean are being provided by Jones & Son Funeral Home - … KINGSPORT - Gloria “Jeannie” Butler Robertson, 74, of Kingsport, passed away on Friday, January 3, 2020. Jean Butler is content that she can’t move the way she did when she became synonymous with Irish culture, but dance remains the bedrock of her life Sat, Apr 13, 2013, 06:00 Keith Duggan She received a commission from the Irish Arts Council to create a solo work in 2004. Cara Butler studied with the widely respected Irish stepdance teacher Donny Golden. Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz said Maury D. Butler, 54, will be formally charged Monday with the first-degree murder of Jean Butler, 58, of 409 E. Columbia Ave., C. Jean with her sister Cara Butler Henry was a graduate from Mansfield Senior High. So, I left. She is best known for originating the principal female role in the Irish dance theatrical production Riverdance. "I'm alone. The girls grew up in New York. Mr. Allie James Butler passed away on December 21, 2020 at the age of 52 in BIRMINGHAM, Alabama. "I hated it," she says. She started ballet and tap classes at the age of four. Jean, meanwhile, has just come out of a long relationship and is currently strictly single. Jean married Lt. Col. Floyd Lee Butler and they had 6 children. I was too young." She eventually quit both. In lieu … I was with someone for quite a long time. Whelan, Jean ButlerPenfield: Born June 27, 1927 in Lackawanna, NY passed away February 25, 2013. Mr. Butler held an Associate Degree and was a Certified General Appraiser. I remember painting a cat sculpture that her son Loren had rescued from the trash. He proudly served his country by joining the U.S. Army with the Company F 145 th infantry. "They made me stand with my arms at my sides for two hours. Photo courtesy of Jones & Son Funeral Home - Richton. Jean and I laughed often when we visited...even in the tough times. Jane Butler Wilks was born in 1927 in Joplin, Missouri just minutes after her twin sister Jean and 16 months after sister Marjorie, to Harry and … Jean Butler’s zodiac sign is Pisces. Visitation will be on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Clinton Presbyterian Church from 10:00 am until service time at 11:00 am. Mrs. Elayne Bryant and Jean Butler had such a beautiful sisterhood. Gilbert Pierce Obituary. He is also preceded in death by his son Rueben “Puddin” Butler, Jr.; brothers, Robert Lee Butler (Geraldine Bulter Lambert) and Rhett Butler; and a sister Loretta Jean Butler. She retired as a librarian in Fogler Library at the University of Maine. Predeceased by her parents, George and Gertrude Butler; sister, Gertrude Fleming; and aunt, Ella Butler She is the younger sister of dancer Jean Butler. Cara, 25, is also in Dancing On Dangerous Ground. 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