July 7, 1946 - Jan. 4, 2004

Juanita (Burril) Butcher, 57, died Feb. 26 in Canby.

Funeral and graveside services were held March 5.

Mrs. Butcher was born July 7, 1946 to Charles Alexander "Lex" and Vivian Opal (Cline) Burril in Prairie City.

She graduated from Grant Union High School in 1964 and attended Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton for 2 years.

Mrs. Butcher began her career with the federal government in 1968, starting at the Army base in Hermiston and then on to the forestry service. From there she worked for the social security administration and then back to the forestry service where she concluded.

She married Jeffery Scott Butcher Dec. 7, 1983 in Portland.

Mrs. Butcher enjoyed her family, cards, garage sales and her family's music.

Survivors include brother, Delbert Burril; son, Lynn Tussing; daughter, Tami Bergeson and 4 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one brother.

Autumn Funerals is in charge of arrangements.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.