Mildred Madeline Buford

Mildred Madeline Buford age 92 of Edina, Missouri died Thursday morning, December 5, 2013 at the Knox County Nursing Home at Edina, MO.

She was born October 2, 1021 in Lewis County, MO, the daughter of Milton Scott and Della Hawkins Cooper.

On September 20, 1944 at Gorin, MO, she was united in marriage to Woodrow W. Buford who preceded her in death on September 27, 2003.

Mrs. Burford is survived by several cousins, including Elmer C. Hawkins of Decatur, IL, Gordon Cooper and Mary Bennett both of Aledo, IL.

Madeline was raised north of LaBelle, MO in the Deer Ridge Community where she attended Dare rural school, Colony school and graduated from LaBelle High School in 1941.  Madeline was a housewife and homemaker.  She and her husband had resided in Edina since 1944.

Madeline was a member of the First Baptist Church in Edina, MO.

Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 9, 2013 at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO.  Rev. John Bode officiated at the services.  Burial was in the LaBelle Cemetery at LaBelle, MO.

Memorials in memory of Mrs. Buford may be made to the First Baptist Church of Edina.  The memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537.

 

About Echo Menges

Reporter for The Edina Sentinel Covering Knox County, Missouri Since 2010