Cindy Lu Butler Stevens, 64, died May 26, 2020 in Texarkana, Arkansas. She was born Oct 15, 1955 in Texarkana, Arkansas. The cause is unknown, at this time. She was preceded in her death by her parents Jack and Carolton Butler.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Floyd Stevens, of Texarkana, Arkansas; two brothers and their wives, Phillip and Debbie Ann Butler and Sam and Tammy Butler; mother-in-law Patricia Collum; brothers-in-law John C. Stevens, Jr. and Steve B. Stevens; sister-in-law Nancy Collum; two nephews and, Jerrod and his wife Lindsey Butler and Ben Butler; and a host of special cousins. She also was preceded in death by her father-in-law John Calvin Stevens, Sr.
Cindy was an actress and model early in life, and later a homemaker. She lived and told unbelievable stories of a life full of adventure and wonder. She was the life of the party and a natural comedian. Her official obituary notes “she had a big heart and a great love for animals.”
Butler was an actress in The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976), Grayeagle (1977), & Boggy Creek II: And the Legend Continues (1984).
In The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976), Butler, playing Peggy Loomis, is stabbed in the back by Bud Davis (using a knife tied to the side of Cindy’s tombstone) after he ties her to a tree.
In Boggy Creek II, Butler plays Leslie Ann Walker.
Director for all three movies is Charles B. Pierce, the director of the original The Legend of Boggy Creek. Cindy Butler was briefly married to Pierce, as his second wife.
Charles B. Pierce
Cindy Butler plays Ida Coulter in Grayeagle.