George A. Smith & Sons Funeral Home

1544 South Highland, Jackson, TN


Opal Delena Buckingham

30 avril , 192531 mai , 2019

Opal Delena Buckingham, age 94 of Bemis, passed away on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Jackson General Hospital.

She was born on April 30, 1925 in Hardeman County, TN to the late John and Nellie Babb Granger. She was a shoes saleslady for many downtown department stores before she worked for Fidelity Federal Credit Union, where she retired. She was an active member of Bemis Chapel Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Buckingham; and siblings, Boyette Granger, Patsy Granger Mainers, and Mary Ann Granger Antwine.

She is survived by her two children, Brenda Buckingham Shires and Bobby Buckingham, both of Bemis; and brother, Lynn Granger (Kathy) of Jackson.

The family will receive friends and loved ones from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019 at the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons.

The funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons with Bro. Jack Nelson and Bro. Russell Gallimore officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens.

The family would like to thank Hospice of West Tennessee for their loving and compassionate care.


  • Visitation with Friends and Loved Ones lundi, 3 juin , 2019
  • The Funeral Service mardi, 4 juin , 2019


Opal Delena Buckingham


Jack and Pat Broley

4 juin , 2019

Ms Opal was such a seeet lady
Who loved the Lord, her family and friends.
She was dedicated to her church and played the piano until a few months ago .
She will be greatly missed by all
who knew her.
Our prayer is forGod to help her son , Bobby and daughter, Brenda during this difficult time .

Flora Hensley Harbin

2 juin , 2019

Bobby and Brenda, your Mother is a special lady. Praying for you and your families to have comfort and peace. We will be meeting Her again! Flora

Sherry Bivens

1 juin , 2019

To the family, my deepest sympathy and prayers.
Opal was a very special Christian lady who I enjoyed coming to my salon. We have shared so many things about her life, Bemis, and my life in our conservations. She was ready to go when the Lord was resdy to take her home. She will be missed tremendously but I know her suffering is over and she is at peace. RIP Ms. Opal until we meet again in heaven.

Julia Futral

1 juin , 2019

Many fond thoughts of Opal. She was special and will be greatly missed. Her 90th birthday celebration was so meaningful.
Larry and Julia Futral

Dana Granger Mahan

1 juin , 2019

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Opal was a wonderful and sweet person.