Mae I. Buckingham(1925 - 2012)

Mae I. Buckingham, 87

Mrs. Mae I. Buckingham, age 87, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, passed away Monday, December 31, 2012 in Mountain Home.

She was born September 21, 1925, in Sterling, Illinois, to Albert and Gladys Bates Allen. Mrs. Buckingham was a registered nurse, a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and enjoyed sewing and quilting.

Survivors are two daughters: Debbie Rainwater: Mountain Home, and Alana Kraft: Fayetteville, Arkansas; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband Bill Kraft; second husband Bill Buckingham; one brother and two sisters.

Funeral arrangements by Roller Funeral Home will be private. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House. Visit our online guestbook at


Published in Baxter Bulletin from Jan. 2 to Jan. 4, 2013