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Funeral Services at Abyssinian Baptist Church

Acknowledging the seasons of life, we celebrate the lives of those who have been called home. “He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty." - Psalm 91:1

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 “For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.” – 2 Corinthians 5:1

The Abyssinian Baptist Church family shares in sorrow with Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, the passing of his mother, Mrs. Eloise Butts.  Join us in community prayer for Dr. Butts and his entire family as they mourn their beloved matriarch.

FINAL SERVICES

FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2017
Wake: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Celebration of Life Service: 7:00 PM
First Baptist Church of East Elmhurst
100-10 Astoria Blvd.
East Elmhurst, NY 11369

SATURDAY, JULY 8, 2017
10:00 AM – Departure from COBB’s Funeral Chapel
9808 Astoria Blvd, East Elmhurst, NY 11369

Interment At Maple Grove Cemetery
127-15 Kew Gardens Road
Kew Gardens, NY 11415

SEND CONDOLENCE MESSAGES TO:
Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III
Pastor, The Abyssinian Baptist Church
132 Odell Clark Place
New York, New York 10030
Via Fax: 212.862.3255
Via Email: ngraham@abyssinian.org

In lieu of flowers, the Butts family requests contributions to the renamed, CALVIN & ELOISE BUTTS SCHOLARSHIP

Make Checks payable to Old Westbury College Foundation, and mail to:

SUNY College at Old Westbury
College Foundation – P.O. Box 210
Old Westbury, New York 11568

DRIVING DIRECTIONS to First Baptist Church of East Elmhurst
100-10 Astoria Blvd | East Elmhurst, NY 11369
718.446.0200

  • Take Triboro/RFK Bridge to Grand Central Parkway (Pay Toll each way)
  • Travel Grand Central Parkway to Astoria Boulevard Exit.
  • Take Astoria Blvd. to 100th First Baptist Church is on the right.

TO ACCESS PARKING LOT
Drive just one block past church, and make two right turns into Church parking lot.