Hazel P. Butts, 76

NOV. 17, 1934-JUNE 26, 2011

June 28, 2011

Hazel Pauline (Harr) Butts, 76, of Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, June 26, 2011, at the Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.

Born Nov. 17, 1934, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Harlen Thomas and Katie Virginia (Kraiglowe) Harr.

She was the wife of the late Raymond Leroy Butts, who died May 19, 1991.

Hazel was a civilian employee of the Washington County Detention Center in Hagerstown, where she was the kitchen supervisor for more than 20 years.

She is survived by a son, Robert L. and wife, Pamela Harr, of Hagerstown; a stepson, Kevin E. Butts of Ellicott City, Md.; a sister, Violet Kemp, and a granddaughter, Holly C. Harr, both of Hagerstown; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, Hazel was preceded in death by a stepson, Steven R. Butts; three brothers, Thomas M. Harr, Ralph G. Harr and Robert L. Harr; and a sister, Mildred Reinhart.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m., Thursday, June 30, 2011, at the Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Hagerstown. The Rev. Randy Reid will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The visitation will be noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 2011, at the funeral home.

The Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Bryan K. Kenworthy P.A., 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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