Mary Helen Butts

October 7, 1933 ~ November 23, 2021 (age 88)

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Mary Helen Butts, nee Welborn, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, November 23. 2021, at the golden age of 88.  Beloved Wife of the late Fred Butts, Jr.  Devoted Mother of Frederick (Pamela) Butts, Marvin (Louise) Butts, Alzora Jackson, and the late Lonnie Charles.  Loving Daughter of the late Davis and the late Carrie Welborn.  Fond Grandmother of Frederick Butts, Jr., Justin Charles Butts, Eric Butts, Felicia Butts, Arielle Lesette Butts, Brittney Butts, Paige Butts, and Brendon Butts.  Dear Great-Grandmother of Porter Butts and Cameron Butts, Imani Butts, Jabari Butts, Zinnia Dennison, Karsen Dennison. Dear Sister of the late Canary Lee Pugh, the late Geneva Mahone Welborn, the late Maerene Billiups, the late Irene Nance Welborn, the late Frank Welborn, the late Charlie Mac Welborn, the late William Welborn, the late Joe Nathan Welborn. Dear Aunt and Great Aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Family and Friends are to gather for the Visitation Thursday, December 2, 2021 from 3:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, IL 60162 (located between Mannheim and Wolf Road).  Funeral to follow Friday December 3, 2021, All guests please meet directly at Prince of Peace Baptist Church, 5450 W. Van Buren St., Chicago, IL 60644 at 10:00 A.M. until time of Funeral Service to be celebrated promptly at 11:00 A.M.  Interment at Oakridge Cemetery, Hillside, IL. For additional information, please call (708) 449-5300.

If you would like to send a floral arrangement for Mary’s service, please send directly to the church (Prince of Peace Baptist Church, 5450 W. Van Buren St., Chicago, IL 60644) not to the funeral home.

Regardless of vaccination status, you will be required to wear a face mask or facial covering to enter the building.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mary Helen Butts, please visit our floral store.


December 2, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Russo's Hillside Chapels
4500 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162

Funeral Service
December 3, 2021

11:00 AM
Prince of Peace Baptist Church
5450 West Van Buren Street
Chicago, IL 60644

December 3, 2021

Oak Ridge Cemetery
4301 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162

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