Daphne Ross- Butler born August 21st, 1933; one of 23 children to Nebuchadnezzar and Luella Howard-Ross in Mississippi. Daphne obtained her primary education in Lake Village, Arkansas where she later moved. There Daphne met James Butler and raised eight daughters. They later moved to Indiana in 1970.
Daphne received the gift of the Holy Ghost at Victory Tabernacle Apostolic Church in 1984, and later moved her membership to Believers in Christ Apostolic Church.
Daphne worked for Indianapolis Public Schools for 15 years and retired in 1993. Daphne enjoyed fishing, cooking, watching game shows on television and spending time with family.
Daphne is preceded in death by her parents, one brother, six sisters, and her daughter Kathy. Daphne departed this life on January 17th, 2022, to be with Jesus.
Daphne leaves to cherish in her memories her 7 daughters Alberta Dunbar, Anna (Darol) Davie, Ruby Adams, Hattie Butler, Angela Howard, Jannie Butler, Cassandra Bulter and 1 son Robert Butler. Daphne leaves 22 grandchildren, 71 great-grandchildren, 19 great-great-grandchildren, her only surviving sister Dorothy Mae Ross and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.