Joan Diane Butler
On July 3, 2022, our beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away. Born in Santa Barbara Ca. December 15, 1936, to Milburn and Alice Pickner. She married our father Clay Butler on April 23, 1955. He preceded her in death on June 28, 2015.
Joan is survived by her daughter Cathy Dryden, son Jim Butler grandsons Jeremy Simms and Joseph Dryden, great granddaughter Haylee Simms, sister-in-law Barbara Pickner and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter Jolene.
Those we love do not go away, they walk beside us everyday, unseen, unheard but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear.