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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

1932 Obituary of Ara A. Buffington Buffington (Mrs. Obourn Delong Buffington)


The Gainesville Eagle

Gainesville, Hall County, GA
Thursday, Oct. 13, 1932
Section: Down the Valleys of Hall
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Gillsville Route 2


Mrs. O.D. Buffington

 Mrs. O.D. Buffington, age 58, died suddenly at her home near Gillsville Wednesday morning, Oct. 5. She had apparently been in good health up to the time of her death. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.B. Buffington. She had been a faithful member of the Methodist church for a long time and was a faithful wife and devoted mother. She had many friends throughout the state who were saddened to learn of her death.

 Funeral services were conducted at the Buffington cemetery Friday morning with Rev. E.C. Sweat_am? officiating, with interment there.


Surviving are her husband, five brothers and sisters and five children. ___ Guy Buffington of Atlanta; Frank, Mark, O.D. Jr., Buffington and Miss Lottie Blanche Buffington all of Hall county.



Source: The Gainesville Eagle on microfilm at Hall County Library, Gainesville, GA



Personal Note- This is the obituary of Ara A. Buffington Buffington (Mrs. Obourn Delong "Buddy" Buffington).  She was the daughter of William Berrian "Billy" Buffington and Amanda Marcellus "Marcie" Pool, all of Hall County, Georgia.


The phrase on her tombstone says:
"Sad was the shock that day
you bade no one a last
farewell A last goodbye
you could not say"

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