Marilyn Buckner

Published 1:07 pm Friday, January 5, 2024

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May 11, 1939 – Dec. 29, 2023

VIDALIA – Funeral services for Marilyn Bucker, 84, of Vidalia, who departed this earthly life on Friday, Dec. 29, 2023, in Ferriday will be held Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Stephen Baptist Church with Pastor Danny Lewis officiating.

Burial will follow in Natchez National Cemetery under the direction of West Gate Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024, from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Marilyn was born May 11, 1939, in Glasscock, the daughter of Mary Dailey and Mike Burdin. She was a high school graduate and retired cook. Mrs. Buckner was a member of New St. James Baptist Church where she served as a choir member. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Rosewood #65. Marilyn enjoyed cooking and caring for her cats.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Carter Buckner; parents; brothers, Frank Dailey and Ernest King; sisters, Lillian Dailey, Hattie Brown, Pearl Randall, and Alberta Davis; nieces, Lee Brown, Katherine King, Gloria, Ora D. Payne, and Martha Burton.

Marilyn leaves to cherish her memories: nieces, Ollie Jones and Selida Randall; nephews, Clarence Randall III, Roger Davis, Jr., and Kale Davis, Sr.; great nieces, Sandra Burton, Nichelle Whitley, Shameka Tucker, Shernicka Robinson, Sherlida Randall, Doretha Singleton, Sonji Smith, Marilyn Taylor, Hattie Skipper, Latasha Randall and Kelsey Davis; great-nephews, Kale J. Davis, Kabari Davis, John Randall, Jr., Clifford Payne, Marvin Payne, Kevin Sims, Darnell Pharr, and Roderick Randall; special friend, Alberta Brown, other relatives and friends.

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