Effie “Grace” Butts, 67, of Columbus, passed away on June 4, 2014 at Mount Carmel Medical Center. Grace, a homemaker, was born on May 12, 1947 to the late Glarence Covington and the late Mattie Brandon in Carroll County. She attended school in Winona and also attended Mississippi Valley State University prior to moving to Cincinnati, Ohio where she lived for 24 years before relocating to Galloway, Ohio.
She is survived by her loving husband, Johnnie; three sons, Raymond (Folayan), Johnnie (Melonie) and Michael (Schevon); two sisters, Mattie Flowers and Elizabeth Covington; numerous grandchildren, relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday in the Chapel of Caliman Funeral Services, 3700 Refugee Rd, where the family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Online condolences may be posted at www.calimanfuneralservices.com.