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Viola Scott Buckner
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1915
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 24, 2002
Spruce Pine
Mitchell County
North Carolina, USA

Viola Scott Buckner, of 4546 Prices Creek Road, Burnsville, N.C. died Friday, May 24, 2002.

A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late William E. and Althea K. Ledford Scott. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Emma Blankenship, Elizabeth Banks, Rena Blankenship, Vernia Banks and an infant brother, Edward Scott. From 1938 to 1945, she was employed in retail ladies clothing store sales in Asheville. From 1945 to 1950 she co- owned and operated a country store in Barnardsville and since 1950 had been actively involved in farming. Viola had served more than 30 years as election registrar for Precinct No. 11, Prices Creek Township. She was a member of the Prices Creek Union Baptist Church.

She was survived by her husband of 57 years, Bill Buckner; one son, Bill Buckner Jr. of the home; two sisters, Carrie Ledford and Cumy Banks, both of Burnsville; a sister-in-law, Louise Buckner of Banardsville; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 27, 2002 in the chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. The Revs. Ricky Bennett and Burl Ledford officiated. Burial was in the Scott Cemetery on Prices Creek. Her nephews served as pallbearers.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William E. Scott (1874 - 1968)
  Althea Ledford Scott (1873 - 1956)
 
 Spouse:
  William Hubert Buckner (1920 - 2004)
 
 Siblings:
  Emma Scott Blankenship (1895 - 1941)*
  Elizabeth Scott Banks (1898 - 1990)*
  Rena Scott Blankenship (1900 - 1985)*
  Edward Scott (1903 - 1904)*
  Vernia Scott Banks (1905 - 1991)*
  Carrie Scott Ledford (1909 - 2006)*
  Cumy Scott Banks (1912 - 2005)*
  Viola Scott Buckner (1915 - 2002)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"LOVING MEMORY"
 
Burial:
Scott Cemetery
Price Creek
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: William Wayne Metcalf
Record added: Mar 19, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106943460
Viola <i>Scott</i> Buckner
Added by: William Wayne Metcalf
 
 
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