Clara Helen Buie Buffington

Augusta, GA –  Mrs. Clara Helen Buie Buffington was born in Paris, Tennessee on March 19, 1930. She went to be with the Lord into rest Saturday, November 28, 2020. She was one of seven siblings; sister to Inez, Wanda June, Mary, Louise, Ray and Roy.

Clara attended Paris County High School in Paris, Tennessee. In 1977, Clara accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and was baptized at the Whitlock Church of Christ, in Paris Tennessee. She faithfully attended church until she was no longer able to. Clara is fondly remembered as a faithful loving wife and mother. She taught all her children about the Lord and the importance of being faithful to what the Bible says. In Clara’s earlier years, she worked as a nurse at a nursing home to help support her family and in the 1970’s she became owner and manager of Antioch Harbor Resort in Paris, Tennessee.

She was preceded in death by her devoted parents, Ebb and Florence Buie, her sons, Paul McCormick, Phillip McCormick, Horace McCormick, Robert Leon McCormick, David McCormick and her grandchildren, Aaron McCormick and Jennifer McCormick.

She is survived by five loving children, Carl McCormick of California, Mike (Tina) McCormick of Augusta, GA, Duane McCormick of Paris, TN, Linda McCormick of Columbus, OH, Nancy (Ron) Story of Thomson, GA and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Private funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow in  Hillcrest Memorial Park with Minister Mike McCormick officiating.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd., Augusta, Georgia 30906.

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