Esteen (Screws) Butler

November 11, 1938 ~ August 23, 2018 (age 79)

Esteen Screws Butler, age 79, of Dillard, Georgia, passed away on August 23, 2018.


She was born the daughter of Esten B. Screws and Ruby Howard Screws on November 11, 1938.


Esteen attended the Tiger Church of Christ and loved the Lord dearly. She enjoyed embroidery, and loved to travel. She donated her time to helping the Shriner’s Clown Unit, face painting. She loved to assist her husband, Jim, as Santa’s Helper, and brought smiles to countless children over the years.


In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by; her sisters, Elena Jane Miller and Benny Screws; one son, Steven Gay.


She is survived by her husband, Jim Butler, of Dillard, Georgia; her two sons, Thomas Gay, Daniel Gay; her three daughters, Teresa Mckinzie, Donna Vaughan, Linda Ward; her brother, David W. Fields; her sister, Nella Grace Krager; nine grandchildren, Eric Guest, Aleah Horn, Bryan Allen, Nicole Pirkle, Stephanie Garrett, Christopher Gay, Thomas Gay Jr., Connie Bolt, Kayla Reagin; sixteen great grandchildren also survive her.


The family will receive friends at the Beck Funeral Home on Sunday August 26, 2018 from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm.


A funeral service will follow at in the chapel of the Beck Funeral Home at 3:00 pm with Rev. John Reeser officiating.


Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at

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