Myrtle Effie Butler
1924 — 2021
Myrtle Effie Butler passed away Oct. 16, 2021 in Emmett, Idaho. She was born May 30, 1924 in Ola, Idaho. She was the beloved daughter of William Franklin Perkins and Ruth Rand Potter, and the only sibling to Odell Perkins. Myrtle had fond childhood memories of growing up in Ola. The phrase "you can take the girl out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the girl" described her perfectly. She loved riding her horse, herding cattle, and being a rancher's wife. She always wanted to live where she could see Squaw Butte! She lived a meaningful and rich life. She was the oldest living Emmett Cherry Festival Queen and recently served as the Grand Marshall of the Cherry Festival...