1932 – 2016
James Butts of Tabor City died Monday, Feb. 29 at McLeod Loris hospital. He was 83.
Born March 27, 1932 in Calro, Georgia, he was the son of Mary Frances Bobnight.
He is survived by his wife, Lula R. Butts; one daughter, Hedy Ann Riggins of Tabor City; five sons, Marty Terrill Butts of Alexandria, Virginia, Robin Sherriff Muhammad of Wilmington, Garrett Lee Butts and Timothy Tyrone Bellamy, both of Tabor City and Clarence Edward Clark of Tacoma, Washington.
Visitation was planned from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 4 in Westside Funeral Home Chapel, Tabor City.
Funeral services were planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 5 in St. Matthew A.M.E. Church in Tabor City, with burial following in Singing Union Cemetery, Tabor City.