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Official Obituary of

Marlin Jackson Butler

July 18, 1974 ~ March 30, 2024 (age 49) 49 Years Old

Marlin Butler Obituary

Marlin Jackson Butler, 49, of Shepherd, Texas, went to rest on the afternoon of March 30, 2024, at Kingwood Hospital having faced a rigorous battle with numerous extensive heath conditions. He was born in Baytown Texas, on July 18, 1974, to James Bobby Butler and Betty Alford Marberry.

Funeral service will be held at 11AM on Thursday, April 4, 2024, Mangum Funeral Home, with Bro. Tim Perkins officiating. Interment will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, Martinsville, Texas.

A visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 10AM at Mangum Funeral Home on Thursday, April 4, 2024.

Marlin’s early years were spent growing up in Martinsville, Texas. He graduated from Martinsville High School. He later moved to Shepherd, Texas, residing with the ones he loved and worked as a supervisor on a pipe yard. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved a good challenge. No matter what he was doing, he was going to be the best. When he wasn’t spending time outdoors, he was spending time in the kitchen. He could do anything he set his mind to. Marlin will be missed by numerous friends, family and other loved ones.  

He is survived by his wife,

Kelly Rhodes Butler



Madison Butler Green and husband Dustin

Karly Ishmael and boyfriend Jake Wiggins

Jaxon (Butler) Duke



James Butler and wife Verona



Brandi Butler Meck


Marlin is preceded in death by his mother, Betty Alford Marberry and husband Robert, and his father, James Bobby Butler.


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April 4, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mangum Funeral Home
420 San Augustine St
Center, Texas 75935

Funeral Service
April 4, 2024

11:00 AM
Mangum Funeral Home
420 San Augustine St
Center, Texas 75935


Elm Grove Cemetery
CR Off Hwy 7
Martinsville, TX 75958


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