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Buford Lee Witherspoon
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1918
Elgin
Union County
Oregon, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 1984
Walla Walla
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA

The Observer, Friday 24 August 1984
La Grande, Oregon

OBITUARIES
BUFORD LEE WITHERSPOON
Buford Lee Witherspoon, 66, son of James E. and Bertha (Witty) Witherspoon, died Aug 14 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Walla Walla, Wash. He was born June 2, 1918 on Cricket Flat, Elgin. Buford and his twin brother, Buren, farmed for many years. They also operated a sawmill on Stubblefield Mountain and in Elgin. Buford moved with his family to Irrigon in 1964, and later to McNary. Buford was a member of Hermiston Elks #1845, Eagles Lodge #2909 and the Lions Club. Survivors include two sons, Terry and Bob of Hermiston; one daughter, Sheryl Wagoner, McNary; four step-sons, Clark and Ron Robbins of Hermiston, Marc Robbins, Athena and Dennis Robbins, address unknown; three brothers, Perry and Buren of Elgin and Delbert of Ventura, Calif.; one sister, Lois Cowan of Wallowa; one grandson, and four granddaughters. Funeral services were held Aug 17, at Burns Mortuary in Hermiston. Grave side services were held at Elgin Cemetery, with the Rev. Nick Nickols of Elgin Methodist Church officiating.

66 years, 2 months, 12 days.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Elvis Witherspoon (1879 - 1967)
  Bertha Lieumender Witty Witherspoon (1883 - 1972)
 
 Children:
  Dennis Allen Witherspoon (1947 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jewell Marie Witherspoon (1903 - 1905)*
  Perry Glascoe Witherspoon (1905 - 2002)*
  Lois Witherspoon Cowan (1912 - 2006)*
  Buford Lee Witherspoon (1918 - 1984)
  Buren Dee Witherspoon (1918 - 1991)*
  James Delbert Witherspoon (1921 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: (Spouse) Cleta Maureen (Nelson) Witherspoon.
 
Burial:
Elgin Cemetery
Elgin
Union County
Oregon, USA
Plot: 69, 11, 02.
 
Maintained by: Edwyn J. Wilson
Originally Created by: Eddie
Record added: Jan 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17509905
Buford Lee Witherspoon
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Buford Lee Witherspoon
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