Edith Boyd Buffkin, 76, died Sunday, June, 19, 2016 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center in Whiteville. Born in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Eva Norris Boyd. She was the widow of Cleo Braxton Buffkin. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by three brothers, A.C. Boyd, W.B. Boyd and Wayne Boyd and three sisters, Eloise Grimsley, Daphine Boyd and Clara Boyd.
The family will receive friends from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 21 at Inman Ward Funeral Home in Tabor City. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 21 in Myrtle Green Cemetery, Tabor City.
She is survived by two sons, Michael Buffkin of Green Sea, S.C., Kevin Jason Buffkin of Missouri; two sisters, Hilda Simmons of Lumberton, Mary Alioto of Clarendon; and six grandchildren.