Christine Buckner

Christine Buckner

February 6, 1928 — December 28, 2018

Christine Buckner, 90, passed away on Dec. 28, 2018.

A funeral service was held on Friday, Jan. 4, 2018 at Vanderveer Street Church of Christ with burial following at Burnet City Cemetery.

Chris was born Feb. 6, 1928, in Burnet County to Elroy and Minnie Lou Jackson. After World War II, Chris met Ross Buckner, the man she would marry on April 3, 1946, thus beginning a loving relationship that would last 69 years until Ross’s death in 2015.

Chris was a member of the Church of Christ on Highway 281.

Chris was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ross; her daughter, Janis Buckner; and son, Kelly Buckner; as well as very special friends, Valda and George Barrington.

She is survived by her son, Merrill and wife Becky; son, Patrick and wife Brenda; grandchildren, Meredith Herring and husband Kevin, Shelley Johnston and husband Brian, Lindsey Doyal and husband Toby, Jennifer Calvert and husband Trae, and Kya Ann Buckner; great-grandchildren, P. J. Herring, Abigail and Camille Doyal, Connor and Porter Calvert; step-grandchildren, Jim Light, and Travis Light and his wife Ivy; step-great-grandchildren; Rick and Serenity Light; numerous nieces and nephews; sister, Bernice Hullum and husband Thomas; brother, Curtis Jackson and wife Linda; sister-in-law, Walterine Buckner; special friends, Carol and Gary Lilja.

Memorials may be made in honor of Chris to the charity of your choice.

A personal thank you from the family is extended to Amy Clegg, Penny McGinty, and Tim Denton of Seton Hospice for all the care and love they gave Chris.

Arrangements under the care of Jenkins Funeral Home, Burnet, Texas.

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