Helen Buckner Obituary in Gadsden at Gadsden Memorial Funeral Home | Gadsden, AL
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Helen Buckner

Passed 06/21/2021

Obituary For Helen Buckner

Celebration of Life for Mrs. Helen Thornton Buckner, who passed on Monday, June 21, 2021, will be 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 26, 2021, Antioch Life Center, East Gadsden AL with Pastor Melvin D. Guyton, Officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Zion Turkeytown Cemetery.

Public viewing will be held Friday, June 25, 2021 at Mrs. Buckners beloved Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Turkeytown from 4:00PM - 6:00PM

Mrs. Helen Thornton Buckner was born September 6, 1941, to the union of Mr. Menlo & Mrs. Mattie L. Thornton in Turkeytown (rural Etowah County).

At an early age, she united with Mt. Zion Baptist Church. She was baptized by the late Rev. E.D. Pace. There she served in the Youth Choir, Teacher in Junior Mission, Sunday School. Fall 1960, she moved to Chicago, IL and united with Pilgrim Baptist Church. She served faithfully, there until returning to unite in holy matrimony to David Buckner on March 13, 1965. She united with Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, Gadsden, AL in May 1965.

She was preceded in death by her: parents; husband, Mr. David N. Buckner; sisters, Mrs. Mary Harlson, Mrs. Margaret Wright and Mrs. Elizabeth Woods; and brother, Mr. W.D. Thornton.

She leaves to cherish her memories: daughter, Mrs. Tammy (Derrick) Woods of Gadsden, AL; sister, Mrs. Grace Jerry of Jamaica, NY; special nieces, Ms. Patrice Harlson of Birmingham, AL and Brenda Juckes of Atlanta, GA; godson, Mr. Ivan Watkins; chosen children, Mr. Thomas Harlson of Chicago, IL; special cousin, Mrs. Mary Franklin Thomas; chosen family, Ms. Audrey Steward, Mrs. Kristie Bell, Ms. Cassandra Thomas, Ms. Stephanie Cherry, Ms. Mary Nell Cole, Ms. Daphyne Mayes-Hall and Ms. Angela Brown; aunt, Mrs. Lucinda Thornton of Cincinnati, OH. Several nieces and nephews. A host of devoted cousins and many dear friends.

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Table Arrangements
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Sweet Moments
$74.95
Beautiful Dreams
$84.95
The Sweetest Touch
$79.95
Ocean Devotion
$79.95
Precious Heart Bouquet
$84.95
America the Beautiful
$74.95
Gathered With Love Flower Arrangement
$129.95
Pastel Harmony
$89.95
Heavenly & Harmony
$84.95
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10

Flowers are delivered by the preferred local florist of Gadsden Memorial Funeral Home | Gadsden, AL.
For Customer Service please call: 1-888-610-8262

 

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