Nancy Eileen Buffington, age 75 of Winfield, died Wednesday June 12, 2013 at Sunrise Terrace Care Center. The daughter of Ernest and Hattie (Pilcher) Long, she was born July 20, 1937 at Ottumwa, Iowa. On August 14, 1965 she married Gary Buffington in Ottumwa. She graduated from the Ottumwa High School. She worked at John Deere in Ottumwa before she was married, helped farm with her husband and worked at Countreestore in Winfield. She was a member of the BLB quilt club.
Survivors include: her husband Gary of Winfield; one son Mike Buffington of Rogers, Arkansas; one daughter Rhonda Connop of Winfield; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and three sisters.
The funeral service will be Saturday June 15, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Honts Funeral Home in Winfield, with Pastor Peggy Egbert officiating. Interment will follow at the Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery.
Friends may call from 1:00-7:00 p.m. Friday at the Honts Funeral Home in Winfield. There will be no family visitation.
Memorials have been established for Sunrise Terrace Activity Fund or the Winfield Public Library.