Killed by gun May 24, 1999, at age 15

Tara Monique and Terassa Nicole Butler were born October 27, 1983 in Los Angeles, California to proud parents Larry and Glenda. At an early age, the girls accepted Jesus Christ as their personal Savior and were baptized at New Bethel Apostolic Ministries. The twins were attending Inglewood High School with great expectations of completing their education.

Tara, an active member of the track team, was also outspoken, assertive, and found joy in making others laugh. She was on the honor roll her last semester. She was dependable and would always lend a hand to others.
Terassa, the younger of the twins, was an active member of the pep squad and cheerleading team. She liked working on the computer. Her characteristics were similar to her sister’s, and she loved getting others enthusiastic.

On May 24, 1999, tragically, Tara and Terassa, born together, departed this life together. Both girls befriended many people and will be sorely missed. They leave permanent imprints of beautiful memories upon the hearts of their family and friends.

Tara and Terassa, we will miss you dearly, but we know you are with God in heaven. We are all on our way. Until then…good night, darlings.

By Glenda Bennett, Mother