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1934 Helen 2021

Helen Sue Buckner

January 31, 1934 — September 5, 2021


Helen Sue Smith Buckner, 87, of Clearfield, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021 at St. Claire HealthCare.

She was born on January 31, 1934  in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Clyde Smith and Edna Howard Conley.

Helen retired from St. Claire after 30 years as a Senior Nursing Assistant.

She was a member of the Clearfield Baptist Church and Ladies Auxiliary. Helen enjoyed quilting, sewing, canning, cooking, flowers, gardening, shopping and going out. She enjoyed life and people. Helen loved her family and they were very important to her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Burness D. Buckner, her step-father, Chester Conley, one half-brother, Estill Smith, a half-sister, Mary Lou Stigall and her beloved dog,  Alexa.

Survivors include her daughter, Vanessa McIntosh of Clearfield, her half-brother, Clyde Smith, Jr. of Olive Hill, Kentucky, friend, Henrietta Milich, special  sister-in-law, Linda Ginter, and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

No visitation or funeral services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the funeral home for expenses.

The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home, 808 Old Flemingsburg Road, Morehead, Kentucky 40351 is caring for all arrangements.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Helen Sue Buckner, please visit our flower store.


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