Joy Ann Buckner

November 18, 2019

A graveside service for Joy Ann Buckner, age 83, of Rusk, is scheduled at 10 o’clock in the morning Wednesday, November 20, 2019. Mrs. Buckner will be laid to rest at New Salem Cemetery by Lake Stryker. Bro. Earl Socia and Bro. Phillip Woods will officiate. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home.

Mrs. Buckner passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2019 in her home in Rusk.

She was born June 6, 1936 in Reklaw to Ralph Martin Beckham and Venita Dalby.

Mrs. Buckner worked for more than 50 years for Cherokee Co. Electric. She loved to crochet and made numerous baby blankets and personalized needle point that she would share.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Tommy and David Beckham.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 63 years Davie Buckner of Rusk, her daughter; Kathy Buckner of Reklaw, brother; Murray Beckham and wife Nancy of Cushing, sister Patricia Penny and husband Paul of Reklaw, two grandchildren; Kyle Noland and wife Jordan of Cushing, Kristi Noland of Buffalo, two great-grandchildren; Kynlee Menefee and Trey Rodriguez, numerous extended family.

Pallbearers will be John Paul Meador, Taylor Clay, Bryan Lankford, Keith Buckner, Roy Buckner, and Earl Finlay.

Visitation will begin on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 and friends are cordially invited to visit with Mrs. Buckner’s family from 6 to 8 o’clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.