Moore, Mavis Buff (2008)

Obituary of Mavis Buff Moore ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mrs. Mavis Buff Moore, age 78 of Marion passed away on Friday December 26, 2008 at her residence. A native of Burke County, Mavis was born on June 14, 1930 to the late Lawrence Buff and Elizabeth Short Buff. She was a homemaker and a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church. Her husband Rev. Donald Moore and a son Donald Moore, Jr. preceded her in death.

Surviving are her son James Dean Moore of the home and five sisters, Jennell McLean, Alma Smith, Lorene Reese and Mary Ellen Stillwell all of Burke County, and Elenor Baxley of Granite Falls.

A funeral service was held on Tuesday December 30, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Cannon officiating. The family received friends from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Hospice of McDowell County at 575 Airport Road Marion, NC 28752. Westmoreland Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family. An online register is available under OBITUARIES at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday January 7, 2008 Volume 15 #