She was a native of Washington County and was a daughter of the late Edward Cox and Celia Garland Cox. She had worked as a hairdresser for many years. Mrs. Buckingham was a member of the Hale’s Chapel Christian Church.
Survivors include her husband, Vernon Buckingham Jr.; two daughters, Amanda Osborne and her husband, Dusten of Virginia and Andrea Rasnick and her husband, Travis of Johnson City; her grandchildren, Libby, Avaleigh, Beau and Emmarae; her mother-in-law, Frances Buckingham; a brother, Jimmy Cox and wife, Faye of Johnson City; four sisters, Sylvia Ramsey of Elizabethton, Shirley Bell of Virginia, Annie Hughes and husband, Bob of Johnson City and Linda Hensley of Jonesborough; a brother-in-law, Alan Buckingham and wife, Pam; a sister-in-law, Jane Slusher and husband, Jim; also several nieces and nephews.
A private family service will be conducted at a later date. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.mtnempirecbs.com . Mountain Empire Cremation and Burial Services, 125 East Jackson Blvd. Suite 3 Jonesborough TN, 37659, 423-547-0379 is honored to be serving the Buckingham Family. The Obituary was written in loving memory by her family.