Virginia Nell Kerzee Buttery was born in Point Enterprise, Texas on January 18, 1929 to Will Kerzee and Lucy Kate Bozeman Kerzee, she was the youngest of nine children. After finishing school in Point Enterprise and Mexia, she attended secretarial school in Ft. Worth where she met and fell in love with a handsome chemical engineer, Lewis Buttery. Their marriage journey began on May 29, 1948 in Point Enterprise and carried them on many worldwide adventures.
The joy of their lives were their children, Alice Johnson of Bryan, TX, David Buttery and wife, Tamara of Woodland Park, CO and Laura Buttery of Bryan, TX; grandchildren, Todd Johnson and wife, Caitrin, Dave Johnson, Aaron Buttery and wife, Lyndee, Amanda Howell and husband, Patrick and Jennifer Dunford and husband, Gabriel; great-grandchildren, Sophia Johnson, Cash Johnson, Cailyn Lopez, Roselyn Johnson, Adelyn Johnson, Isaac Buttery, Grace Buttery, Annabelle Dunford, Bennett Dunford.
Virginia passed away on July 21, 2016 in Bryan, Texas and will be buried next to her husband, Lewis, in the Point Enterprise Cemetery on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Ted Foote and Rev. Michael Kerzee will officiate. Honorary pallbearers will be nephews, Neil Holt, Warren Holt, David Kerzee, Michael Kerzee, Mark Kerzee, Buddy Kerzee, Amos Earl Holt, William Robert Kerzee, Boynton Buttery and Douglas Buttery.
Virginia was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Bryan, Texas.
Virginia is also survived by her sisters, Flodell Gunn and Carlene Holt; brothers-in-law, Robert Buttery and John Olsen; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; husband, six siblings, Lloyd Kerzee, Lorena Kerzee, Elliot Kerzee Lyons, Willie D. Kerzee Holt, Wayne Kerzee and Billy Kerzee.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Society, Disabled American Veterans, or charity of choice.