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Temperance Nicole Buffkin: Tabor City

1989 – 2018

     Temperance Nikole “Nikki” Buffkin of Tabor City died Tuesday, Jan. 9, in her home. She was 28.

     Born Feb. 22, 1989 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of Billy Buffkin, Jr. (Michelle) of Tennessee and Robin Wynne Jernigan of Loris.

     In addition to her parents, she is survived by a son, Ryder Grainger of Tabor City; a daughter, Raelynn Buffkin of Tabor City; two brothers, Brandon Buffkin of Tennessee and Jerod Hezekiah Gore of Tabor City; a sister, Krysten Buffkin of Tabor City; two step sisters, Cassondra Johnson and Brittany Huckaby of Tennessee; paternal grandparents, Billy Buffkin, Sr. and Bridget Buffkin of Green Sea; and maternal grandmother, Janice Richardson of Lake Waccamaw.

     She was preceded in death by maternal grandfather Wayne Jernigan.

     A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

     A guest register is available here.