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John A. Buie, 99, of Alamogordo passed away at his home on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009. Mr. Buie was born May 11, 1910, to James A. and Minnie Sewell Buie in Cordell, Okla. The Buie family moved to Otero County to the Cloudcroft area in the Sacramento Mountains in 1914 by covered wagon.
Mr. Buie began his career with the Southern Pacific Railroad at the age of 13 as a water pumper. He worked for the railroad for 49 years during the Great Depression in towns throughout New Mexico including Cloudcroft, Santa Rosa, Deming and Tucumcari. In 2002, Mr. Buie was inducted into the Sacramento Mountain Historical Society as an "Old Timer." He was also a member of the Railroad Signal Men. In 2005, the Alamogordo Daily News recognized Mr. Buie and his wife Edna for their lasting marriage. The couple had celebrated 64 years together.
Mr. Buie was preceded in death by; his wife, Edna Buie; daughter, Evelyn Rae Guess; grandchildren, James Arthur, Janet Ralene, Cecil Wayne and Virginia Nadine Guess; his parents, James A. and Minnie Sewell Buie; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Buie Griffin and Dorothy Buie Littlefield.
Survivors include; grandchildren, Johnny Guess and his wife Tammy of Colorado City, Texas and Carolyn Guess of Alamogordo; great-grandchildren, Brian Stanbrough and his wife Ryann of Tularosa, Lynnette Tucker and her husband Justin of Alamogordo, Brandon Stanbrough and his wife Charlotte of Snyder, Texas and Cody Guess and his wife Casey of Colorado City, Texas; great-grandchildren, Kyley and Jimmie Tucker of Alamogordo. Mr. Buie is also survived by his brothers; H.W. "Shorty" Buie and Marvin Buie and his wife Patricia of Caballo; sisters, Julia Buie Robinson of Philonathom, Ore. and Jessie Buie Lewis of Susanville, Calif. and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 30, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hamilton-O'Dell Fuenral Home. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, Dec. 31 at 1 p.m. at Hamilton O'Dell Chapel with Charles Walker officiating. Pallbearers will be John M. Buie, Brian Stanbrough, Brandon Stanbrough, Justin Tucker, Casey Littlefield and Toby Littlefield. Honorary Pallbearers are Gary Buie, Kevin Buie, Michael Buie, Ronald Littlefield, Hayden Littlefield, Johnny and Cody Guess and Terry Buie.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Dec. 29, 2009 to Jan. 13, 2010
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