Nina Mae (Hylemon) Butner

Died: Fri., Apr. 28, 2017


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., May 06, 2017
Location: Chapel of Yancey Funeral Service


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Nina Mae Hylemon Butner, age 88, of Burnsville went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 28th, 2017 at Smoky Ridge Health and Rehabilitation.  A native and lifelong resident of Yancey County, she was the daughter of the late Bryan and Estoy Higgins Hylemon.  In addition to her parents, Nina was also preceded in death by her brothers, Ray and Creed Hylemon.  Nina was a member of First Baptist Church of Burnsville.  She enjoyed daily drives, racing, reading, spending time with her grandchildren, and her coffee club, where she spent many hours with close friends.

Left to cherish her memories are her loving and devoted husband and partner of 69 years, Harold Butner; her children: Donna Lynn Yaccarino of Bakersville, Bryan Butner and companion, Sandra Grindstaff, of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Daphne Gail Shehan and companion, Jerry Grindstaff, of Burnsville; brother, Andy Hylemon and wife, Cathy, of Burnsville; grandchildren: Chris Buchanan, Chad Buchanan, Tony Yaccarino, Bryce Butner, Kyle Shehan, Alexa Butner and Sydney Shehan and 6 great grandchildren.  Several nieces also survive.

A Memorial Service for Nina will be held on Saturday, May 6th, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services.  Rev. Tommy James will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Burnsville at PO Box 425, Burnsville, NC 28714.

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Judy and Randy Ollis
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.
My heart goes out to you and your family at this difficult time.

Tommy and Barbara Pittman
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
Harold and family, sorry about your loss. We remember Nina as a sweet friend. May God bring you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Prayers for all of you.

Betty Fox
   Posted Tue May 02, 2017
Bryan, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray for peace and comfort for you and your family as only our Lord Jesus can provide during this difficult time.

Zoe Ann Kaulf McMahan
   Posted Tue May 02, 2017
I am so sorry to hear this news. I have known Mr. and Mrs. Butner and their family all my life and lived in their neighborhood when younger. I always loved Nina....she was so nice and always made me feel so welcome to be in her home. Always in a good mood and always smiling. She will be missed by many people I know. Prayerss and best wishes to all of the family. Zoe

Camilee Bennett
   Posted Wed May 03, 2017
Harold and family so sorry for your loss.love and prayers.28

Charlie & Myra Hensley
   Posted Sat May 06, 2017
Harold & Family, Nina was a dear friend and will be missed. She always had a smile and a kind word for everyone. May God bless you and all the family. We send our love, Myra & Charlie

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