Marilyn (Kirkland) Butler went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. Born in 1941 in Noma, Florida to Henry and Gertrude Kirkland. She grew up in Millville, FL and attended Bay High School. She married Otha (Bud) Butler in 1958 and traveled the world with his Air Force career, later settling in Panama City in 1975 and worked as a leasing consultant. Marilyn loved to travel, her grandchildren, working in her yard, and her church Immanuel Baptist. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Carolyn Clagett; and her grandson, Michael Dayton. Marilyn is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Bud Butler; her children: Robin Harris, Clifford Butler and wife Jennifer; grandchildren: Krystal Dayton and husband Jimmy Mahaffey and Tyler Butler; great-grandchildren: Erika, Andrew, and Timothy; brother, Dr. Fredrick Kirkland and wife Sandra; and brother-in-law, Dick Clagett. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Tuesday January 19, 2022 at Immanuel Baptist Church with visitation one hour prior at the church.Her brother Dr. Fredrick Kirkland will be officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Immauel Baptist Church.
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