Obituary for Elizabeth Leola (Butler) Kreiser | Pierce-Jefferson Funeral & Cremation Service
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Elizabeth Leola (Butler) Kreiser

September 9, 1938 ~ May 15, 2018 (age 79)

Elizabeth Butler Kreiser, 79, peacefully passed away at her home May 15, 2018.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30AM Friday May 18, 2018 at Holy Cross Catholic Church with Father Thomas P. Norris, O.S.F.S. officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Mt. Gur Cemetery.

A native of Carolina Beach, NC, Elizabeth was the daughter of the late Mary Winner and Cleve Felix Butler. Elizabeth worked at Belks in Winston-Salem and later retired from the former Sears Catalog Center in Greensboro.

Survivors include her loving husband of almost 62 years, Merlin Charles Kreiser, Sr. of the home; daughter Sharon Kreiser Long of Winston-Salem; sons Merlin Charles Kreiser, Jr. and Claire Giffin of Winston-Salem, and Philip Kreiser and Monica Harris of Schertz, Texas; grandchildren Jonathan Kreiser, Jordan Kreiser, Maeghan Harris, and Madison Harris; sisters Pam Bohanan and Bo, Elaine Shambley and Maurice, and Janet Butler; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

The family will receive friends beginning at 9:45AM Friday morning at the church and following the service in Salesian Hall at the church.

Friends and family may sign, and view the guestbook at

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Holy Cross Catholic Church.

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