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Moline Buskirk

July 5, 1925 — October 29, 2022

Moline Buskirk

Saltillo- Moline Wimbs Buskirk, 97, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 29, 2022. She was born in Prentiss County on July 5, 1925, to Perry Wimbs and Mary Akers Wimbs. At an early age, she met and married Earl Wayne Buskirk and they were married for over 30 years before his death in 1980. They were founding members of Barnes Crossing Baptist Church, where Moline was still an active member. She was a career seamstress and retired from Hunter Saddler in Tupelo after receiving multiple perfect attendance awards. Moline enjoyed sewing, traveling to the beach, attending church functions, and gardening. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, who affectionately called her “Great”, and her great-great-grandchildren, including Walker whom she called “Boots”, “Brown Eyes”, and “Baby Cohen.”

Moline is survived by her two daughters, Betty J. Carter, and Iris A. Richey and her husband, Phil, all of Saltillo; five grandchildren, Twana Miller, Tracy Murphy and his wife, Lorie, Sonia Wooldridge and her husband, Michael, Brad Carter, and Angie McCain and her husband, Paul; eight great-grandchildren, Zach Miller and his wife, Haley, Tyler Miller and his wife, Kelsey, Logan Miller and his fiancé Grace Gibens, Brandi Giroux and her husband, Danny, Courtney Murphy and her wife, Kaitlyn, Kira Swanson and her fiancé, Steven Oswalt, Tanner Swanson and his wife, Aaliyah, and Brayden McCain; eight great- great-grandchildren; special friends, Carol and James “Big Boy” Buse, and James Taylor; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Shirley Johnson; two sisters, Lena and Lorene; three brothers, Buck, Archie, and R. C.; and sons-in-law, James S. Carter, and Joe R. Johnson.

Visitation will be 4 until 7 p.m. Monday, October 31, 2022, at W. E. Pegues, Tupelo.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W. E. Pegues with Bro. Dennis Sullivan officiating. Burial will follow at Fellowship Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Brad Carter, Tracy Murphy, Zach Miller, Tyler Miller, Logan Miller, and Brayden McCain.

Honorary pallbearers will be Chase Seawright, Cohen Miller, Walker Miller, Paul McCain, Tanner Swanson, James Buse, Jerry Davis, Thomas Mize, Bro. Jackie Spencer, Sonny Sanford, and Dennis Carr.

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