Dorothy Buffington (1938 - 2013)

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Dorothy Dell "Dee Dee" Barksdale Buffington

A Memorial Service for Dorothy Dell "Dee Dee" Barksdale Buffington, 74, of Monroe will be at 1:30 PM, Saturday, June 29, 2013 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 1901 Lexington, Monroe, LA.

Mrs. Buffington was born on August 1, 1938 in Ruston, LA and passed away on June 25, 2013 in Monroe, LA. She loved her family, friends, her spiritual community at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, and the beauty of Nature. She was a wonderful, warm person who enjoyed helping people and making people feel special. She adored her husband of 54 years, Lamar, who was the center of her life and her most devoted caregiver.

She is survived by her husband, Lamar; daughters, Helen and husband, Joe Simpson, Mary Ansley Buffington, and Leigh Barksdale Buffington; grandchildren, John William Simpson, Ian Lamar Simpson, Helen Ansley Simpson, Mary Helen Kennedy, Sadie Buffington Prince; sisters from Dallas, TX, Toni and her husband, Marshall Terry, and Mary Helen and husband, Ron Bradford.

The family would like to give special thanks to all the doctors and other caregivers of Mrs. Buffington.

Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Friday, June 28, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe and from 12:30 PM to the time of service at 1:30 PM, Saturday, June 29, 2013 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Monroe.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Kilpatrick Funeral Home

Monroe, LA

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Published in The News Star from June 27 to June 29, 2013
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