Phyllis Regina Buckingham

August 30, 1949August 11, 2012

Ms. Phyllis Buckingham, age 62 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, August 11 2012 at her home.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 in the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons with burial to follow in Highland Memorial Gardens.

Phyllis grew up in Jackson, graduated from South Side High School class of 1967, and later retired from Woolworth Department Store as a department Manager. She was an avid collector of Baseball Cards and a member of North Bemis Baptist Church.

She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Polly Buckingham of Jackson; three sisters, Linda Johnson (Barry) of Jackson, Peggy Mayfield (Phil) of Henderson and Vickie Davis (Ricky) of Pinson; also her best friend, Bobbie Estes of Bemis.

She was a beloved second mother to all of her nieces and nephews, Christie Cooper, Brandi Scarbrough, Angela Smith, Shaun Davis, Chip Jernigan, Lesha Wyatt and Ashley Daniel. She also leaves her two special dogs, Gizmo and Priscilla.

She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Ray "Buck" Buckingham; her great nephew, Justin Cooper.

A Visitation with the family will be held on Monday, August 13, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. in the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons, 731-427-5555


  • Visitation Monday, August 13, 2012
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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August 14, 2012

Vickey and Family, I am so sorry to hear about Phyllis. We are never ready to let them go, but much harder to go so quickly. She was a smiling person but to me her simle was more of a "side-winder grin". She could slways make us laugh in school. I understand she was close to the next family generation - what a wonderful role model! My prayers for the family and friends. Wanda Kirby Roberts

Jennifer Coleraine

August 14, 2012

So very sorry for the loss, Phyllis was a character, lots of fun. I know she had a heart of gold, and will be missed by many friends and her family. She is now in the heavens with alot of her Bemis buddies<3 I know they are all having a good time...May God Bless her and she rest in peace...Prayers for the family <3

August 14, 2012

phyllis,i am so sorry that i didn't get to see you one more time,i'm going to miss you but i take comfort in knowing that you are with our family in heaven.please tell them i love & miss them so much.i will always remember our growing up together,&all the good you.marsha todd mikel,russellville arkansas

Calvin & Lee Anne Doyle

August 14, 2012

We are so sorry for your loss. My God Bless and comfort each and everyone of you!

August 13, 2012

Keeping family in my prayers. so sorry for your loss. Dee Hamlett Marsalia

Amy Taylor

August 13, 2012

Phyllis I'm gonna miss seeing your smile and how funny you always were. I still remember when you would take me and Ashley to the movies, or tell us to stay at Maw Maws and secretly I think you were just a big kid at heart :) you were always someone real special to me and I'm gonna miss you terribly. I love you and will never forget you.

August 13, 2012

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you all.Phyllis will be greatly missed,but she's in the arms of our Father and smiling down on all of you.

Ricky and Toni Sisco.

Janice Matthews

August 13, 2012

We are so sorry for the loss of Phyllis.She seemed to always have a smile and could always make you smile or laugh out loud about something.Our thoughts and prayers are with your family through this difficult time.
Blessed Be~Janice and Jesse Matthews

Wilda Perkins

August 13, 2012

Sorry for your loss. I know from experience that it is hard to lose a loved one quickly. Phyllis was an active part of your family's day to day life and you will miss her dearly. I am praying for your family.

Rose King

August 13, 2012

Sorry for the loss of your loved one will keep you in my prayers