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Dorothy J. Churchwell Buckner
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Birth: Feb. 8, 1940
Death: May 30, 2011

Carmi Times
Posted May 31, 2011

Carmi, Ill.

Dorothy J. Buckner, 71, of Carmi, passed away Monday, May 30, 2011, at Wabash Christian Retirement Center.

She was born Feb. 8, 1940, in Carmi, the daughter of James Roe and Laverne (Goff) Churchwell. She married Delbert Buckner on August 6, 1955, in Mississippi, and he preceded her in death March 24, 1995. Dorothy was a homemaker who ran a craft shop for several years. She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, James A. and Mary Buckner of Carmi; two daughters, Rebecca Cartmill, and Linda Hunt and her partner, Wendy Bell, all of Carmi; a brother and sister-in-law, Bobby and Ann Churchwell of McLeansboro; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Mabel Townsend of Carmi, and Roetta and Ed Erwin of Carmi; ten grandchildren, Michael Yates, Theresa Pollard, Michele Newman, Kenneth Renshaw, Joshua Hunt, Christina Newman, Denise Helton, Joseph McGuire, Roe Cartmill and Rob Cartmill; 25 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Delbert; a brother, James Churchwell; a sister, Wilda Stokes; and a son-in-law, Bruce Cartmill.

A funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Stendeback Family Funeral Home/Kittinger-Fair. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until the time of service. A private family burial will be held at a later date. Condolences may be left on-line by visiting
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Record added: May 31, 2011
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Dorothy J. <i>Churchwell</i> Buckner
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