OBITUARY

Juanita Buckner

February 4, 1935November 25, 2019
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Juanita “Shug” Buckner passed away on Monday, November 25, 2019. She was born to the late Sally “Nonie” and Elber Rogers on February 4, 1935 in Jasper, Tennessee. Juanita was a graduate of Marion County High School. She married Jack D. Buckner in 1953 and they have lived in Chattanooga since their marriage. Throughout her life Juanita has been a devout Christian and attended Kings Point Baptist Church. She served as past president of the Hamilton County Democratic Organization and was retired from Dupont. She was known for her generosity to her family and to her community. Survivors include her husband, Jack Buckner; children, Sally and Wes; grandchildren, Aimie, Angie, Jackie and Brent; great-grandchildren, Cameron, Trevor, Cole and Olivia; sister, Linda Roach and brother, Paul Rogers; several nieces and nephews. A graveside memorial service will be held at 2:30 PM on Tuesday, December 3 at Chattanooga National Cemetery with the Rev. Herman Saunders officiating. The family will receive friends from 12-2 PM Tuesday, December 3 at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road, East Ridge, TN. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • Graveside Memorial Service Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Memories

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Virginia Clark

November 28, 2019

I am so glad l was able to go to Tenn. with Amy and Brent several years ago to visit with the Buckner’s. What wonderful host, never have l been treated so nicely, Wonder folks, She will be missed by many. Praying for all of you and thinking of you during this time.

Love You All, Amy’s Mom Virginia

Gay Rogers

November 26, 2019

I Love You Aunt Shug im so proud i got to see you and eat lunch with you and Jack and Daddy and Judy i cherish that memory forever i will be seeing you again someday ill always remember as a child and young Lady the wonderful times we had at yalls house with Sally and Wes thise were some fun times RIP and I Love You Love Gay

Anne Schultz

November 26, 2019

Juanita was a friend from MCHS Class of 1953. She always had a sweet spirit and beautiful smile. My sincere sympathy to her husband, Jack, and family.

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Biography

Juanita “Shug” Buckner passed away on Monday, November 25, 2019. She was born to the late Sally “Nonie” and Elber Rogers on February 4, 1935 in Jasper, Tennessee. Juanita was a graduate of Marion County High School. She married Jack D. Buckner in 1953 and they have lived in Chattanooga since their marriage.
Throughout her life Juanita has been a devout Christian and attended Kings Point Baptist Church.
She served as past president of the Hamilton County Democratic Organization and was retired from Dupont.
She was known for her generosity to her family and to her community.
Survivors include her husband, Jack Buckner; children, Sally and Wes; grandchildren, Aimie, Angie, Jackie and Brent; great-grandchildren, Cameron, Trevor, Cole and Olivia; sister, Linda Roach and brother, Paul Rogers; several nieces and nephews.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 2:30 PM on Tuesday, December 3 at Chattanooga National Cemetery with the Rev. Herman Saunders officiating. The family will receive friends from 12-2 PM Tuesday, December 3 at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road, East Ridge, TN.
Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.