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Jerry Buffkin: Tabor City

1942 – 2019

     Jerry Buffkin of Tabor City died Saturday, Aug. 24, in his home. He was 77.

     Born in Horry County, he was the son of the late Namon Buffkin and Edna Arnette Buffkin.

     He was a veteran of the United States Army.

     He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann Buffkin of Tabor City; one son, Jamie Lee Buffkin of Butler, Tennessee; three daughters, Robin Buffkin Lemonds and husband Jim of Gulf Shore, Alabama, Gwen Cartrette of Tabor City, and Jessica Saurina and husband John of Tabor City; six grandchildren, Holly Strickland, Jerod Strickland, Naomi Cartrette, Marcus Saurina, Johnathan Cartrette, Jordyn  Saurina; and five great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Temberli, Peylin, Terryn, and Violet.

     He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Summer Dawn Cartrette; four brothers and one sister.

     Funeral services were planned for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the service in the chapel.

     A guest register is available here.