Betty Jo Buford

Published 7:04 pm Friday, September 9, 2011

Funeral services for Betty Jo Buford, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel,with burial in Riverwood Memorial Park.

Visitation is Saturday from 9 until 11 a.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Buford, 68, died Sept. 7, 2011, at the North MississippiMedical Center. She was born in Mississippi on March 13, 1943, toHubert Lee and Virginia Hester Robertson.

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She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church. She was aloving, caring wife, mother and grandmother, and loved being a partof the Mississippi Travelers RV Club.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors are her husband of 50 years, William T. “Billy” Buford;her sons, Hubert Owen Buford and wife, Darla Dyess Buford; herdaughter, Rachel Ann Britt; her sisters, Carolyn Johnson and HesterPitts; her grandchildren, Courtney Lynn Holder and husband, Joshua,Hunter Michelle Love and husband, Jacob, and Cameron Nicole Buford;and her great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Jade Holder and Emma GraceLove.

Pallbearers will be John Easley, Otis Cannon, Edwin LeGrand, HaroldGary, Steve Wright and Paul Warren Jackson. Honorary pallbearersare Mel Edmonds, El Edmonds and Mickey Sandifer.

In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to Brookhaven FirstBaptist Church Building Fund 200 E. Monticello St. Brookhaven MS39601 or The Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital, 2500 N. State St.Jackson MS 38216.

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