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Loraine Holiday Buckley


Last updated 5/1/2012 at Noon

Loraine Holiday Buckley, 91, of Orange, passed away Monday, April 30, at The Meadows in Orange.

Born on March 4, 1921 in Shelby County, to her parents, Carl and Dolly (Anderson) Holiday, she lived in Orange since 1941. She owned and operated Buckley’s Grocery in Orange and was a member of Brownwood Baptist Church. Mrs. Buckley enjoyed the gardening of flowers, fishing and spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Johnnie Buckley and her granddaughters, Sheree Cureton and Telesa Buckley.

Those who will most cherish her memory are her sons, Jimmy Buckley and wife, June of Bullard, TX and Kenneth Buckley and wife, Lynn of Orange; grandchildren, Treana Atkins and husband, Tracy, Gerald Rogers and Johnny Buckley; 10 great grandchildren, five great great-grandchildren and a host of extended family.

Services to remember her life will be at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 2, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.

Graveside services will be at 3:00 P.M. at the Strong Cemetery near Center, in Shelby County.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Honoring Mrs. Buckley as pallbearers are Jack Mitcham, Mike Alexander, Tom Posey, Gerald Rogers, Dewey Woods and Shannon Buckley.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.comlink.


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