Photo courtesy of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory - Colonial Heights

John Marsden Buren

colonial Heights, Virginia

Aug 18, 1922 - Jun 30, 2013

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Mrs. Buren, J. T. and Cheryle,

We are sorry that John, our good friend was ill and the Lord, Jesus Christ, called him home.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. We will miss him, Praise God we all will join him soon.
Calvin L. Meadows and Family

Cheryl, so sorry to hear of your father's passing. It is my prayer for you that you will find peace and contentment with fond memories, and knowing that he is now with Our Lord. Love and Light to you.

I was so sorry to hear about John's passing. I will miss his hugs on Sunday morning. He was a true gentleman in every sense of the word and a wonderful Christian man who lived the Christian life. He will be greatly missed.

I've watched Mr. and Mrs. Buren from my office window for the last two years. I always looked forward to warm weather so I could see them sitting on their swinging bench underneath the tree in their back yard. While they rarely spoke while sitting on that bench their love for one another was very apparent. Thank you for making my days brighter.

So sorry to hear about John leaving this place as I know Jane will be lost without him. Jesus has welcomed him with open arms and his crown will be full of his good works. We are out of town and won't be back for the visitation or funeral but our thoughts and prayers will be with all of you. Love, Bill and Ellen Yancey

There are few men as wonderful and kind as John Buren; what a legacy! He will truly be missed by all that knew and loved him.

Mrs. Buren, JT and Cheryl,
My heart was broken when I heard the news of Mr. Buren. He was by far the nicest man I have ever known in my life. Your family did so much for Kennon and I for many years. I will never forget all of the times you all helped me over the years. God put you all in my life in a time when I was weak. Mr. Buren was like a dad to me when I lived beside you and like a grandfather to Kennon. I will always be appreciative of everything, all the times he mowed my...

My thoughts and prayers are with Cheryl and her family. God Bless you all.

Jane and Family: I realize at a time like this, there is very little one can do or say. But, I do want you to know you have my deepest sympathy.

God needed another angel so he called Johnny home. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Elizabeth Sirry Bishop


John's Obituaries

John Marsden. Buren, 90, of Colonial Heights, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013. He was born August 18, 1922 to the late Samuel R. and Eva P. Beale Buren, and was preceded in death by a brother Douglas Buren and a sister Kathleen B. Davis. Mr. Buren was a United States Army Veteran, a Charter...

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