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John Eddie Buford

July 9, 1938 ~ May 1, 2021 (age 82)


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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May 7, 2021

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
L. Hodges Funeral Service
38-F Hwy 334
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

Graveside Service
May 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Buford Cemetery (UM)
County Road 102
Oxford, MS 38655

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