Esther L. Butler, 81, of Princeton, died April 19 at home.
Born in Goldsboro, N.C., she had lived in Princeton for more than 70 years. She was a graduate of Princeton High School.
She was a retired homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church.
She was predeceased by her husband, Charlie Butler; a brother, Oscar Mitnaul Jr.; and a sister, Gladys Mitnaul. She is survived by a brother, Paul Mitnaul of East Windsor; a sister, Laura Wooten of Lawrence; a special friend, Evelyn Vorhees; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was May 1 at First Baptist Church. Interment was in Princeton Cemetery.
Arrangements were by the Hughes Funeral Home, Trenton.