WILDERSVILLE, Tenn. Henry Edgar Butters II died Tuesday, July 15, 2008, at Henderson County Community Hospital, Lexington, Tenn. He was born March 7, 1924, in Exeter, son of Annie Jeanette (Buswell) and Jerauld Wellington Butters. He was a graduate of Corinna Union Academy, Corinna and the University of Maine, Orono. He received his master’s degree in poultry nutrition at Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind. Mr. Butters was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army, overseas at the Battle of the Bulge. He was a member of VFW Post No. 1294, Lexington, Tenn. He was employed by Allied Mills Research Division, Libertyville, Ill.; the Norwich Pharmcal Co., Norwich, N.Y.; and Jackson Sun Newspaper, in his retirement years. He leaves his wife, Mary Jean (Litterst) of Wildersville, Tenn.; a daughter, Mary Beth and Dr. Joseph Edmiston of Hendersonville, Tenn.; two sons, Matthew Wade and Debra of Wildersville, Tenn., and Malcolm Andrew of Milford, Mass.; a sister, Muriel Micue of Corinna; two grandsons, Joshua Lee Edmiston and Mark Andrew Butters; three stepgranddaughters, Amanda and Brad Gordon, Jennifer Camper and Jing Jing Chen; one great-stepgranddaughter, Ryann Gordon; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one son, Mark Wellington Butters. Visitation will be held 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Pafford Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church of Lexington, Tenn., with the Revs. Paul Phillips and Stan McDaniel officiating. Burial will be after at Lakeside Cemetery, Libertyville, Ill. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, Lexington, Tenn., or Everett Horn Library.