John Eddie Buford, the fifth of eleven children, was born in Lafayette County Mississippi on July 9, 1938. His parents were the late Gable and Mealie Buford.
John Eddie accepted Christ at an early age and joined Buford Chapel United Methodist Church in Oxford, MS and remained there until his death.
On Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Diversicare of Batesville in Batesville, MS, John Eddie went peacefully to be with the Lord. He will truly be missed by his family. Left to cherish his memories are his
siblings: Alex Buford, Thomas Buford, Napoleon Buford, Robert Calvin (Faye) Buford all of St. Louis, MO along with devoted sisters-in-law, and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Gable and Mealie Buford and siblings: Jerome Buford, Russell Buford, Willie D. Buford, Gracie Ruffin, Mary McEwen, and Lee Anna Buford.
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