Teen Tragedy Burial Fund

On Christmas Eve, Ian Butler was senselessly murdered saving his best friend’s life. He stepped in the path of bullet to save his friend’s life. Ian Butler was a 9th grader at Colonial Heights High School who loved playing baseball, basketball, hanging with his friends, and most of all loved his mother.   He leaves behind his mother, Sherrie Davis who is a single mother.  Sherrie is struggling working two jobs to make ends meet. Unfortunately, she did not have any life insurance or resources to cover the cost of burying her son.  If you can find it in your heart to donate any amount towards funeral cost and her loss of wages, Sherrie would be very thankful. Sherrie is a hardworking single mother who generously supports others when they are in need. She has a heart of gold and is a wonderful mother and friend to many. I would greatly appreciate any donations that will assist her in this time of need.

My name is Samantha and Ive known Sherrie for almost 20 years, shes a close family friend and we have worked together. Sherrie is the direct beneficiary of this go fund me and will recieve all of the money donated thru direct deposit so that she may give her son a proper burial.


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  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 33 mos
  • Dena Pelter 
    • $100 
    • 33 mos
  • Howard Baron 
    • $25 
    • 33 mos
  • Stacey Davis 
    • $50 
    • 33 mos
  • Richard Jones 
    • $25 
    • 33 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Samantha Connelly Calloway 
Petersburg, VA
Sherrie Phillips 
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