Mrs. Nellie Lou Buckman age 81 of Elkton, KY passed away Wednesday February 27, 2019 12:57 a.m. at Baptist Health of Madisonville, KY of natural causes. Services will be Saturday March 2, 2019 11:00 a.m. at Latham Funeral Home in Elkton, KY with Rev. James Roy Lear, Rev. William Pierce and Rev. Jerry Sweeney officiating. Burial will follow in the New Harmony-Bivins Cemetery in Todd County. Visitation will be Friday March 1, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Latham Funeral Home in Elkton.
Mrs. Buckman was born in Todd County December 30, 1937 she was a caregiver and farmer all her life, she enjoyed mowing her yard and the Relay for Life fundraiser. She attended the House of Prayer in Clifty, KY. She was preceded in death by her parents Issac Mayes and Bertha Joines Mayes, her sisters Gracie Lear, Girtie Mayes, Birdie Brown and Elgie Sweeney.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years Herb Buckman of Elkton, KY, her son Danny Lee Crowley of Elkton, KY, her step sons Barry, Herbert Allen, Dale Lee, Marty and Billy Buckman all of Henderson, KY, her step daughters Barbara Sue Gatewood, Judy Smith,Genney Rust and Vickie Pierce all of Henderson, KY, her brothers Sammy and Frankie Mayes both of Clifty, KY. Her grandchild Tina Faith Brumfield, Clifty, KY and her Great Grandchild Brianna Brumfield and many step grand children.