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Lewis Lincoln Buffington
19 Sep 1864 - 18 Sep 1948
© Stillwater News Press
Reprinted With Permission

BUFFINGTON DIES AT HOME HERE.

Lewis Lincoln Buffington 84, resident of Stillwater since 1943, died Saturday morning at his home, 206 West 13th.

Services will be held at the Strode Chapel Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Victor Woerz, pastor of the Stillwater Gospel Center in charge. Burial will be at Fairlawn Cemetery.

Mr. Buffington was born in Jefferson County, Illinois, September 19, 1864, the son of Asa and Rebecca Buffington. He married to Anna Bell Bays at Stonington, Illinois, August 10, 1887.

He lived in Illinois until 1889 when he made the Run into Oklahoma to homestead a farm in Noble County. In 1907 he moved to Lincoln County where he lived until 1931. He then moved back to Noble County where he lived until moving to Stillwater in 1943.

He has been a member of the Baptist Church since he was 20, uniting at Stonington. He was a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife of the home, four sons, Elmer of Stillwater, Leslie of Lyford, Texas, Charles of Cherryville, Kansas and Ralph of Perry, Oklahoma; four daughters Mrs. Elsie McKinney of Seattle, Washington, Mrs Esther Bowers of Woodbury, New Jersey, Mrs. Goldie Benjastorf of Norwalk, California, Mrs Ruth Devries of Holland; 27 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and one sister Mrs. Maggie Martin of Taylorville, Illinois.

Two brothers and one sister preceded him in death.

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