Mary Butler Lemon, Mendenhall, MS

Mary Butler Lemon, 76, of Mendenhall, passed away, Saturday, December 20, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family and friends.  She was born on September 24, 1938 to Charlie Ross and Jewell (Dickerson) Butler in Smith County, Mississippi.

Mary is survived by husband, Paul Lemon; her two daughters; Robin Yates Webb (James, Jr.) and Cathy Yates Halliwell, two sisters; Birtie Kennedy, Dorothy Whitfield (Curtis), five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Samuel Thomas, Jr.; three brothers, Charles Butler , Billy Butler (Lucy) and J. D. Butler.

Visitation will be Monday, December 22, from 5-8:00 pm at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee, MS.  Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, December 23, at 10:00am at Tutor Funeral Home Chapel in Magee with interment to follow in Southern Memorial Gardens in Magee.  Online condolences may be made online at