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Virgie Buckner  Reems
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Obituary for Virgie Buckner Reems

Virgie Lee Buckner Reems, 101, passed away September 22, 2017 while at Emerald Ridge Nursing Home in Weaverville, North Carolina.
Virgie was born November 25, 1915 to her late parents Riley and Celia Price Buckner. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Glenn Reems, Sr.; her sisters, Pauline Payne, Docie Dunham, Cartie Buckner and Berniece Hughey.
She is survived by her one son, Glenn Reems, Jr and his wife Carolyn; granddaughter, Karen Ann; along with several nieces and nephews.
Virgie was a lifelong resident of Madison County and was raised in the Little Pine Community. She moved to the Rector Corner Community when she married. She loved her life on the farm and her family. Her pride and joy was her son, Glenn Reems, Jr and her granddaughter, Karen Ann. She was a beloved Mother, Grandmother and Mother-In-Law. She loved her visits from family and friends; especially from her nephew, Ronnie Payne and wife Linda. She will be deeply missed.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 25, 2017 in the Chapel of Madison Funeral Services with Reverend Bud Marlor officiating. Interment will follow in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. on Monday, prior to the service.
Special thanks to the staff of Emerald Ridge Nursing Home for their loving care and kindness to our loved one. The staff and nurses were exceptional.
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Madison Funeral Services

1750 Hwy 213
Marshall, NC 28753





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Madison Funeral Services

1750 Hwy 213
Marshall, NC 28753

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Antioch Methodist Church

44 Grassy Creek Road
Hot Springs, NC 28743


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