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Patsy Buffkin: Green Sea

1931 – 2015

    Patsy Buffkin of Green Sea died Monday, Nov. 9 in her home. She was 84.
    Born Sept. 17, 1931 in Marion County, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Strickland and Carrietta Strickland.
    She is survived by one son, Robert Gale Buffkin of North Myrtle Beach; one daughter, Linda Buffkin Sarvis of Tabor City; five grandchildren, Robert Wesley Rogers, Krystal Lynn Mercure,  Caroline Buffkin, Shelley Small, Melissa Fowler; two great grandchildren, Jayd Fowler and Jordan Small.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Buffkin; one daughter, Shelvia Buffkin Fowler; and two grandchildren, Terra Lynn Hughes, Mark Edwin Small; and one great grandchild, Mark Fowler.
    Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 in Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.
    Funeral services were planned for 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12  in Green Sea Baptist Church, burial following in Gapway Cemetery, Tabor City.
    A guest Register is available here.

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