She was a senior at Baylor School of Chattanooga. She was a member of the varsity cheerleading squad, Baylor Choir, Baylor Dance Team and the Baylor Theater.
She was also a member of First Baptist Church of Cleveland. She lived life to the fullest and loved her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Ralph Sr. and Stella Buckner and K.G. and Mable Edgemon.
Survivors include her mother, Jan Edgemon Buckner; father, Ralph Buckner Jr. and wife, Chari; brother, Brandon Buckner; sisters: Stella Buckner and Paris Buckner, all of Cleveland; aunts and uncles: Anna Jean and Bobby Roberts and Alice and Johnny Powell, all of Decatur, Carolyn and Ken Barnett of Kingston, Libby and Dave Gregory, Becky Buckner, Linda and David Hunt and Judy and Sonny Harvey, all of Cleveland; and several cousins.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at First Baptist Church of Cleveland with Pastor Allan Lockerman, Pastor Jim Gibson and the Rev. Max Morris officiating.
Entombment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Marty Gregory, Shane Roberts, Jason Powell, Kelly Barnett, Jacen Hunt, Paul Harvey and Eric Neff serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the Baylor Senior Football Players and Varsity Cheerleading Squad.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 this evening at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Shipley Buckner Scholarship Fund, in care of Bank of Cleveland, P.O. Box 5000, Cleveland, TN 37320.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Buckner family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.