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H. “Gayle” Butler

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mrs. H. “Gayle” Butler, 65, passed away Friday afternoon, Dec. 31, 2010, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital.

A private family service will be held at a later date in Ironton, Ohio.

Mrs. Butler was a devoted wife and loving mother, who was always there for her family.  She loved to spend her time playing bingo.

Gayle Butler

She was preceded in death by her parents, Pete and Dorothy McKnight; stepfather, Clarence Markin; two infant sons; and her sister, Betty Rae McKnight.

Gayle is survived by her husband of 48 years, Wayne Butler; son, Wayne Butler, Jr. (Shaun), of Greensboro; son, Richard Butler (Dawn), of Greensboro; grandchildren, Kelsey, Courtney, and Austin; and brothers, Ronnie McKnight (Sue), Danny McKnight (Sandy), and Mike Markin, all of Ironton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her honor to The American Lung Association of North Carolina, 514 Daniels St, #109, Raleigh, NC 27605.