Gladys Merle Butler, 96, Rockville, died Tuesday at her residence.
Born in Parke County, she was the daughter of Frank Marion and Sara Edna (Williams) Tibbett.
She and her husband started the Butler Funeral Home in Rockville. She was a graduate of Kingman High School, a 75-year member of Parke County O.E.S. and Parke County DAR.
She married Lester C. Butler on May 7, 1950. He died Nov. 8, 2000.
Surviving are three grandchildren, including Ross Davies and wife Beth, Greencastle; 10 grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, infant brother, daughter Kay S. Davies, and a granddaughter.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Butler Funeral Home, Rockville, with Rev. Brad Bumgardner officiating. Burial will be in Memory Garden Cemetery, Rockville.
Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Thursday.