Saturday June 6, 2020, Linda Buffington, loving mother of 3 children, 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren passed away at the age of 69.
Linda was born Nov 23,1950, in Westville, Okla to Graves and Elsie Hammond. She received her education at Westville HS in Westville, Okla. She married J.L. Buffington on April 3, 1967. She raised one daughter, Keena and two sons, Chooch and Tony. She was a stay-at-home mother for many years but later worked for Baldor Electric where she retired after 27 years.
Linda is proceeded in death by her father and mother, Graves and Elsie Hammond. One sister, Joyce Fatheree, one brother, Mike Hammond. Her husband, J.L. Buffington and son, Michael Buffington.
Linda is survived by one sister, Betty Foster. One daughter, Keena Vernon. One son, Tony Buffington. Seven grandchildren, Hannah Jeantet, Kelsey Brown, Miranda Moore, Levi Buffington, Kyisha Baird, Hillarie Buffington, London Buffington, along with five great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Linda's greatest passion was her love for animals. Her incredible capacity to love them and gain their trust was mirrored by the same compassion for everyone she knew.