Janet Dee Butzback of Blackwell, Oklahoma, died Wednesday afternoon, June 13, 2012, the result of an automobile accident at the age of 43 years.
Janet Dee Butzback was born on February 17, 1969, in Arkansas City, Kansas, to Billy Leon and Charlotte Victoria (Newland) Ellis. She grew up in Blackwell attending Blackwell Public Schools graduating in 1987. Following her education she began working for the Southwest Cupid Corporation in Blackwell. She married Jeffery Earl Butzback on August 1, 1991, in Miami, Oklahoma, and they settled in Blackwell where she later began working for Albertson’s in Ponca City and was working there at the time of her death. She enjoyed woodworking and her many children’s activities.
She is survived by her husband, Jeffery Butzback of Blackwell; her mother, Charlotte Ellis of Blackwell; grandparents, Lawrence and Norma Ellis and Maggie Storts of Blackwell; a daughter, Jessica Dee Butzback of Blackwell; two sons, Jeffery Allen Butzback and Wade Scott Butzback of Blackwell; two sisters, Deborah McClaflin and Diane Gaither of Blackwell; and two brothers, Michael Gaither of Blackwell and Lance Wilson of Ellaville, Georgia.
Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 18th in the First Baptist Church in Blackwell with Rev. Glendon Sanders officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Olive Cemetery in Nardin.
Serving as casketbearers will be Keith Boyer, Donald Falls, Robert Epperly, Dorvan Constant, Zeke Boyer and Vernie Suggs. Honorary casketbearers will be Justin Epperly and Ron Harris.
A memorial has been established in her name with the Blackwell Girl’s Softball Association in c/o Roberts and Son Funeral Home, 120 W. Padon, Blackwell, Oklahoma 74631.