Selene Elizabeth Buffington, age 83, of Dalton, passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Rev. Charles “Joe” Buffington to whom she was married for 59 years. Mrs. Buffington was as pastor’s wife for over 30 years in the North Georgia United Methodist Conference. Over the course of her lifetime, she worked with special needs children and adults.
She is survived by her sister, Florence E. Hunt of Texas; brother and sister-in-law, Warren and Jean Rodgers of Ohio; son, Daniel Buffington; daughter and son-in-law, Reba Storey and Wayne Clift; son and daughter-in-law, David and Annette Buffington and their children, Coby, Lanna, Anna, and Justin, all of Dalton; grandson and wife, Brian and Heather Buffington and son Konnor of Connecticut.
The family wishes to thank all of her wonderful caregivers that made it possible for her to remain in her home.
The family will receive friends at the church starting at 4:30 p.m. until the service time at 5:30 p.m.
A memorial service will be held at Varnell United Methodist Church on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 5:30 p.m. with Rev. Stephen Streett officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Parkinson Rehab Program c/o Whitfield Health Care Foundation, P.O. Box 1168, Dalton, GA 30722.
You may leave the family a message or light a candle on the tribute wall at www.julianpeeples.com
Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton. For further information, call 706-259-7455.