Sybil Ataway Butler, 96, accomplished seamstress and talented artist

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Sybil Ataway Butler, 96, passed away peacefully at her home in Virginia Beach on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, with her family by her side.

Sybil was born in Southwestern Virginia to the late Herbert and Oma Terry. She was also preceded in death by her son, Patrick Kelly Butler. Sybil’s priorities in life were her loving husband of 70 years and her family. She was very passionate about gardening, an accomplished seamstress and talented artist.

She is survived by her husband, Kelly Butler; daughters, Hillary C. Russell, Della L. Butler, Kathleen R. Butler and Pamela E. Butler; and a grandson, Thomas F. Young Jr.

There will be a private funeral for the family held at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home with burial following in Rosewood Memorial Park.

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