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Dana Charles "Smokey" Butler, 50, a resident and native of Patterson, LA, passed away on Monday November 26, 2018 at 3:15 A.M. at his residence.
Visitation will be observed on Monday, December 10, 2018 at New Salem Baptist Church in Patterson, LA. from 11:00 AM until funeral service at 1:00 PM. Burial will follow funeral services in the Willing Workers Cemetery in Patterson, LA. Reverend Samuel Calhoun will officiate services.
Memories of "Smokey," as he was known to many, will forever remain in the hearts of his son, Dantavius Butler and his daughter, Ayana Butler; his mother, Barbara Perry of Patterson, LA; three brothers, Erwin (Ethel) Butler, Jr. and Jonathan Perry both of Patterson, LA and Daniel (Rhonda) Declouet of Gray, Louisiana; six sisters, Betty Jo Butler, Hope D. M. Perry, Shawanna Jones, and Sandra Denise Merritt all of Patterson, LA, Shawn Renee (Nolan) Smith of Clanton, AL, and Leathel L. Gray of Norfolk, VA; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Dana was preceded in death by his father, James Green; two sisters, Norma Hall, and Rhonda Lee Perry; a niece, Jamie Lyn Butler; three uncles, Joseph Green, Wilbert Green, and Alvin Green; two aunts, Linda Green and Claudia Green, and a great aunt, Allie Rea Perry Fullwood,