Final arrangements set for Ruston mother, son killed in tornado

Their funeral on Sunday afternoon will be preceded by visitation Saturday

Final arrangements set for mother, son killed in Ruston tornado

RUSTON, LA (KSLA) - Final arrangements have been set for the woman and her son, who died April 25, when an EF3 tornado hit the Lincoln Parish city of Ruston.

The funeral for 35-year-old Kendra Butler and 14-year-old son Remington Butler will be held Sunday, May 5, at Temple Baptist Church, located at 1515 S. Service Road West in Ruston.

The service will begin at 2:30 p.m.

The late Kendra Butler (left), 35, of Ruston, and her 14-year-old son Remington Butler, both of Ruston (Source: Paradise Funeral Home)
The late Kendra Butler (left), 35, of Ruston, and her 14-year-old son Remington Butler, both of Ruston (Source: Paradise Funeral Home)

Their funeral will be preceded by a visitation on Saturday, May 4, in the chapel of Paradise Funeral Home, located at 3201 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Arcadia. It will be held from 2-6 p.m.

They will be interred in Walker Cemetery in Gibsland.

“The family would like to thank everyone for their support during this time of bereavement,” Elizabeth Brown Kerr wrote in a Facebook post announcing the funeral arrangements.

The repast is set for the Arcadia Event Center, at 630 Factory Outlet Drive in Arcadia.

Arrangements are being handled through Paradise Funeral Home.

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