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Catherine Buffington, 78 of D Lo, MS passed away Friday, March 04, 2022 at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. She was born Thursday, January 27, 1944 in Pascagoula Mississippi.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 06, 2022 from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall. Visitation will be held on Monday, March 07, 2022 from 8:00 A.M. until 9:00 A.M. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. at Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Mendenhall, MS. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Bro. Ted Bowlin and Bro. Mark Ramsey will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall is in charge of arrangements. 601-847-4401.

She was preceded in death by her sons, Daniel Hallman; daughter, Jennifer Buffington; parents, Albert  Frank  May and Willie  Alice May  Tucker;  brothers, Phillip  Wayne  May,  A F  May, and  CW May; sisters, Patsie Thompson, Marily Bowman and Ima Jean May;  step-father, Pat  Tucker.

Survivors include her husband, Mitchell (Oz) Buffington of D Lo, MS;  sons, Johnny  Frank (Jeanna) Odom, Mitchell  (Nikki)  Hallman, and Rocky Odom;  daughters, Bridget (Robert) Waltman and Penny (Bubba) Noland;  grandchildren, Justin (Stephine) Waltman, Ashleigh  Wooten, Shelby (Spencer) Hooks,  Jamie (William) Lake, Casey (Jay) Lewis, Austin  Odom (Jessie Bentley),  Ethan  Odom, Brody  Odom, Tiffany (Justin) Aldridge, Albert Noland, Luke  Odom, Ty  Odom, Cheyan, Dakota, Laken Smith, Blaze  Coleman,  Nicholi  Bynum and Rawyne  Coleman; great- grandchildren, Levi, Wyatt, JoAnna  Waltman, Jaylen  Barnette,  Sadie Sutton & Shepard Hooks, Cooper Lake, Kiptyn, Garrison, Cason, & Roslyn Lewis, Bentley  Odom, Tinsley, Elizabeth & Holden Aldridge and Maylee Noland; brothers, Donald (Kathy) May,  Ricky (Sherry) May,  Larry Palmer and James (Jean) May;  sister, Frankie ( Zane) Clark; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Pallbearers will be Ty Odom, Luke Odom, Albert Noland, Ethan Odom, Brody Odom, and Austin Odom.

Honorary pallbearers will be Justin Waltman, Blaze Coleman, and Nicholi Bynum.

An online guestbook may be signed at

Colonial Chapel Funeral Home


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