Mamie Lee Buckley

Published 10:53 am Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 13, 2024, at St. James Baptist Church, Oakvale for Mrs. Mamie Lee Buckley, 91, who died Friday, March 29, 2024, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg.  Rev. Alexander Norwood officiated with interment following at New Zion Baptist Church, Oakvale.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Mamie Lee Buckley was born to the late James and Doskie McClendon of Oakvale.  She was a member of St. James Baptist Church until her health failed. She enjoyed fishing and spending time with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by two children, Eugene McClendon and Torsha Buckley Taylor; five siblings, Gloria Bourne, Ethel Ross, Catherine Brown, Howard Lee McClendon and Zebedee McClendon and two close friends, Helen May and Vordia Evans.

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She is survived by children, Cora Smith, Evelene Hammond, James (Annette) Buckley, Joe Dale Buckley all of Oakvale; Odell Buckley of Hattiesburg; Lee Joseph IAngela) Buckley of Prentiss; and Michael (Candance) Buckley of Carbondale, Pennsylvania; sister, Irish M. Pittman of Oakvale; three cousins as sisters, Annie F. Cooper, Barbara Cooper and Mandy L. Pierre all of Silver Creek; two neighbors, Geneva Brent and Helen Cooper both of Oakvale; 25 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.