Washington, D.C. - Entered into rest Thursday, January 3, 2002, in Washington, D.C., Mr. Sam Butler, of 88 V. Street N.W., formerly of Augusta. Mr. Butler was a native of Augusta and a member of Jerusalem Baptist Church, of which the Rev. Tommy Burgess Jr. is pastor. Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Geneva Butler Love, Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Ida Ruth Butler Cooper, Mrs. Mattie Ruth Butler Salley, Augusta; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Arrangements will be announced later. Friends may call at the funeral home. The historic Dents Undertaking Establishment, serving the CSRA since the 1800s.
The Augusta Chronicle January 6, 2002.