Oscar Garland Buffington

Oscar Garland Buffington

Birth
Georgia, USA
Death 17 Jun 1938 (aged 59)
Alabama City, Etowah County, Alabama, USA
Burial Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 85203069 · View Source
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Oscar G. Buffington is the son of George Samuel "Sam" Buffington and his first wife, Ophelia Fannie (Ferguson) Buffington.

He was the husband of Jessie Stella Phillips Buffington.


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Friday, 17 June 1938---GADSDEN TIMES

Oscar Buffington, 57, died this morning at 6:30 at the residence, 712 Shahan Avenue, Alabama City, after an illness extending over several months.

Funeral services are to be held tomorrow at 3 p.m. from the First Methodist Church of Alabama City with the Rev. O.A. Bonner, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Forrest cemetery. Brown-Service directing.

He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Stella Phillips Buffington; two sons, Homer Buffington of Alabama City and E.O. Buffington of Gadsden; one daughter, Mrs. Frank Stewart of Alabama City; three brothers and three sisters, all of Blount County; his step-mother and four grandchildren.

Mr. Buffington came to Alabama City 38 years ago from his birthplace in Georgia. For 25 years he was connected with the Gulf States Steel Company and later Republic Steel, having retired in recent months because of ill health. He had been a member of the Methodist church all of his life and was actively engaged in church affairs in Alabama City until his death.




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  • Created by: Judith Nan Lewis
  • Added: 19 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 85203069
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oscar Garland Buffington (30 Dec 1878–17 Jun 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 85203069, citing Forrest Cemetery, Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Judith Nan Lewis (contributor 47584692) .