Jesse (J.B.) Buttry

November 25, 1933 ~ January 5, 2021 (age 87)


Rev. Jesse Ben (J.B.) Buttry, age 87, of Sneedville, born November 25, 1933, went to his Heavenly home on January 5, 2021 at Holston Valley Hospital after a short illness.  He was ordained into the ministry on October 9, 1975.  He was a member of Trent Valley Church and was pastor of several churches throughout the county during his life.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy M. & Lula Trent Buttry and infant twin brothers, Bobby & Billy Buttry. 


He is survived by;

His loving wife of 65 years; Dorothy Buttry

Daughters; Debbie Lawson and Gail (Patrick) Collins

Granddaughter; Brandy Wolfe & fiancé Jason Dills

A host of relatives and friends


The family has chosen to have a private service


In lieu of flowers, please donate to Hope for Hancock in JB’s memory


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