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Beatrice Padmore Butler Tolbert

The Butler, Tolbert and Eastman families announce with profound sadness the homegoing of Mrs. Beatrice Padmore Butler Tolbert in her 84th year.  This event occurred at the Presbyterian Homes/Maranatha Care Center in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota on Sunday, September 16, 2018.

“Ma Bea”, as she was affectionately called, is survived by her husband, Christian M. Tolbert; children Thomas G. Butler, Jr. (Olive), Augusta Yarvo Butler, Jerome Butler, and Aurelius Dwoe Butler (Salimatu); siblings Bernice Eastman, Alvin Eastman, Blossom Lloyd, Leona Lloyd Allen and Emily Lloyd; sister-in-law Leona Eastman; daughter-in-law Kotati Butler; several grand-children and great grand-children; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Beatrice was preceded in death by her parents Nathan Eastman and Frances Padmore Lloyd; siblings Theresa Eastman Mayson, T. Earnest Eastman, Leo Eastman, Moore T. Padmore, Emolyn Eastman, and Esther Yankey and; her children Moore T. Butler and Francis Butler.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:
Wake Keeping: Friday, October 5, 2018, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
1832 James Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411

Funeral Service: Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM  
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
1832 James Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411

Family Contact:
Aurelius Dwoe Butler – (763) 442-9659)
Aurelius D. Butler, II – (763) 350- 1306
Yvette Butler – (763) 377-0433
Jerome Butler, Jr. – (763) 443-5244
Dr. Vera Tolbert – (215) 680-0722

Thomas G. Butler, Jr. - 484-832-6427

Hotel Accommodations:

Hampton Inn Brooklyn Park
9470 West Broadway Ave
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
(Ask for Butler Family)

Embassy Suites Brooklyn Center
6300 Earle Brown Dr.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Marriott Hotel
7025 Northland Dr. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

Best Western Plus
2025 Freeway Blvd.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430