In memory of
Janet A. Buffington
In memory of
Janet A. Buffington
Janet A. Buffington Born: September 20, 1934; Freeport Died: April 7, 2021; Forreston FORRESTON – Janet Arlene Buffington, 86, of Forreston, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in her home, surrounded by loved ones. Janet was born September 20, 1934 in Freeport, the daughter of Harry and Mabel (Whitacre) Krull. Janet was married to the love of her life, Robert "Bob" Buffington for 67 years. Mr. Buffington passed away October 26, 2019. Janet enjoyed spending time with family and watching them grow as the years went by. She took many trips with Bob and friends. Often the trips included her passion for birdwatching. Janet was also active at Forreston First United Methodist Church where she was a member. She enjoyed working with the church family on community and church activities. Janet was happy to say she was a member of the United Methodist Ladies for over 65 years. Janet was a cook at the Forreston Grade School for over 25 years. Surviving is her son, Jim (Terri) Buffington; and daughters, LuAnn (Randy Sheffner, Cherie (Mark) Lower, and Charlene (Bill) White. Also surviving are 16 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Janet was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and grandchildren, Jim Bob Buffington and Chasidey Porter. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 12, 2021 at Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home, Forreston. A private family service will be held the following day. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorials have been established for First United Methodist Church and Serenity Hospice in Janet's memory. Please sign her guestbook and share a remembrance at www.burketubbs.com
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203 S. 3rd Street
Forreston, IL 61030
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In memory of
Janet A. Buffington
Janet A. Buffington Born: September 20, 1934; Freeport Died: April 7, 2021; Forreston FORRESTON – Janet Arlene Buffington, 86, of Forreston, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in her home, surrounded by loved ones. Janet was born September 20, 1934 in Freeport, the daughter of Harry and Mabel (Whitacre) Krull. Janet was married to the love of her life, Robert "Bob" Buffington for 67 years. Mr. Buffington passed away October 26, 2019. Janet enjoyed spending time with family and watching them grow as the years went by. She took many trips with Bob and friends. Often the trips included her passion for birdwatching. Janet was also active at Forreston First United Methodist Church where she was a member. She enjoyed working with the church family on community and church activities. Janet was happy to say she was a member of the United Methodist Ladies for over 65 years. Janet was a cook at the Forreston Grade School for over 25 years. Surviving is her son, Jim (Terri) Buffington; and daughters, LuAnn (Randy Sheffner, Cherie (Mark) Lower, and Charlene (Bill) White. Also surviving are 16 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Janet was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and grandchildren, Jim Bob Buffington and Chasidey Porter. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 12, 2021 at Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home, Forreston. A private family service will be held the following day. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorials have been established for First United Methodist Church and Serenity Hospice in Janet's memory. Please sign her guestbook and share a remembrance at www.burketubbs.com
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Services Provided By
Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home Forreston - Forreston
203 S. 3rd Street
Forreston, IL 61030
Past Services ╲╱
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