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 Mary Evelyn <I>Strode</I> Buxton

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Mary Evelyn Strode Buxton

Birth
Cuba, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
Death 26 Jul 1990 (aged 72)
Illinois, USA
Burial Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
Plot Apostles 132 D4
Memorial ID 104968667 View Source
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Oakwood, Illinois - Mary Evelyn Buxton, age 72, passed away July 26, 1990, at the United Samaritans Medical Center, Logan Campus.
She was born Oct. 17, 1917, in Cuba, Ill., and was the daughter of Luther and Belle Salisbury Strode.
She was a member of Women of the Moose, E.S.A., Treasurer of Lydia Circle, C.W.F., Organist and Choir Director of the Oakwood Christian Church. Evelyn, as her friends called her, organized a group of women of the church to visit shut-ins and people in nursing homes. Mrs. Buxton was a retired secretary.
She was a warm, loving and caring person who loved flowers, birds, squirrels and other animals and spent much of her time watching them in the winter months.
She married Howard Eugene Buxton on Oct. 8, 1938 in Farmington, Illinois. He survives. Other survivors include: one brother, Morgan Bryant Strode of Charleston, Illinois; two sisters, Lena Louise Krider of West Lafayette, Indiana and Maxine Wright of Lewistown, Illinois.
Services will be held at the Oakwood Christian Church at 2 p.m. Monday, July 30 with the Rev. Herb Bottger officiating. Burial will be in the Grandview Memorial Gardens in Champaign, Ill. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at the Johnson-Lakeside Funeral Chapel in Oakwood, Ill.
Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or the Oakwood Christian Church.


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  • Created by: Carol
  • Added: 11 Feb 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 104968667
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/104968667/mary-evelyn-buxton : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Evelyn Strode Buxton (17 Oct 1917–26 Jul 1990), Find a Grave Memorial ID 104968667, citing Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Carol (contributor 47262155) .