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Helen B. Buford

Friday, June 27, 2008

Helen B. Buford, 66, of Clinton, formerly of Saline County, died Thursday, June 26, 2008, at her home.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2008, at Malta Bend Cemetery in Malta Bend. Friends may call Sunday prior to the service at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. A memorial has been established to American Cancer Society in care of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.

She was born Feb. 27, 1942, in Marshall, the daughter of the late John E. Moore and Annabell Silkwood Moore. On July 6, 1963, in Mt. Leonard, she married Donald F. Buford, who preceded her in death on June 5, 2004. She was a resident of Saline County for most of her life and was employed at Rival Manufacturing in Sweet Springs for 24 years before her retirement. She was a member of Mt. Leonard Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, Charles Buford of Clinton; one daughter, Tammy L. Wood of the home; one sister, Mary Biggs of Windsor; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Shirley Barnard.