Ms. Dorothy Mae Butler


Dorothy “Dot” Mae Butler was born in Dixon Mills, Alabama, to the late Ervin and Laura Bell Agee on December 16, 1943.

She attended Marengo city schools, She graduated from Marengo High School in 1961 and moved to Columbus, Ohio shortly thereafter.

She soon met and married her husband, Johnnie Butler Sr. They had 3 Children, Tanya, Jacklyn, and Johnnie Jr.

Dorothy was a long and hard-working woman with a multitude of friends from her job’s and the neighborhood. Her door was always open to all.

Dorothy preceded in death by her mother, Laura Bell Agee; Father, Ervin Agee; sister Susie B. Price, Virgina “TUT’’ Hancock; Brother, Ervin “Doe” Agee Jr., Willie Agee.

Left to cherish her memory are her three Children, Tanya, Jackie, and John; her sibling, Joseph Agee, and Bertha “Bert” Agee; brother- in-law Herschel Butler, Junior, Samual; Four sister-in-law’s, Evelyn Agee, Mary Hunt, Florida Bell McNair, Lily Lowe; four grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephew, and loved ones.

Visitation 1:00 PM and Funeral Service 2:00 PM Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave. Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery. To read the complete obituary, order flowers, view video tribute and offer condolences to the Butler Family, visit

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  1. My condolences to Tanya, Jackie and John.

    Your cousin, Bunny and family

  2. Condolences to you Jackie and family. I loved Ms Dot. She was a beacon of light.

  3. Teena Oliver Bennett

    Sending love, prayers and my condolences to Tanya, Jackie and John. Mrs. Dorthey was always someone I could always talk to. She wasn’t missing a beat in the neighborhood, lol she was one of our “ Hood Moms” She would always end up knowing all the scoop and tell you like it is . I have so many good memories, she will definitely be missed, in my heart forever.❤️R.I.H

  4. To The Butler Family My Condolences To All Of You Praying For Comfort Love You All,Mattie Siebert.

  5. To The Butler Family My Condolences To All Of You Praying For Comfort Love You All.

  6. Mattie Price Glasby and family

    Thinking of you all playing your grief not be great.

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