Alvie Butler Murrow, 74, of Palatka, passed from this life on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center following an extended illness. He was born in Gainesville and had been a lifelong resident of Putnam County. Butler was a well-known mechanic and had worked many years at Palatka Welding and later at Ditch Witch. He loved talking with everybody and helping anyone that needed it. Butler also enjoyed fishing and gardening but above all, he cherished time spent with his family, especially the grand and great-grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Murrow and Dorothy Murrow, a brother, Sonny Murrow, a sister, Dessie Langford, a nephew, Terry Mullins and a great-grandson, Dalton Lee Lowe.
Butler is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Margie Murrow of Palatka, a daughter, Debbie Blackwelder (Jerry) of Palatka, 3 brothers, Johnny Murrow (Diane) and Freddie Murrow (Nadine) all of Bannerville and Stacey Murrow of Hawthorne, 2 sisters, Betty Mullins of Bannerville and Jeanell Carroll (Richard) of Bannerville, 3 grandchildren, Tabitha Phipps, Harrison Phipps and Crystal Carter, 9 Great-grandchildren, Taylor, Ziah, Zachary, Breanne, Kaylee, Chance, McKenzie, Kendell and C.J. as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Providence Baptist Church with Bro. A.O. Johns, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Providence Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday at the church from 1:00 P.M. until the time of services at 2:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, 6400 St. Johns Ave., Palatka, FL 32177.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Butler’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com .
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.