Sylvia “Anita” (Sullins) Buckner, age 65, was born October 9, 1948 in Lebanon, MO. She passed away February 1, 2014 at St. John’s Mercy in Springfield, MO. She was the daughter of Lebern Marquil and Martha Helen (Cameron) Sullins.
Services were held Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Evans Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Craddock Cemetery of Licking, Missouri. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, in her honor. To make online condolences please visit evansfh.com. Services under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.
She was united in marriage to Vernon Buckner on January 31, 1966. To this union 3 children were born, Bradley, Marquel and Carrie, and she had one very special niece, Becky, that she counted as a daughter.
She was preceded in death by her husband Vernon, her mom and dad, Lebern and Helen Sullins; mother and father-in-law, Jack and Dollie Buckner and 3 sisters: Vernell Sullins, Dorothy Sprague, and Ruth Christman; two brothers G-Ray Sullins and Eugene Sullins.
She is survived by her children: Bradley and wife Amber and daughter Jennifer of Licking, Marquel and his daughter Taylor and son Ethan of Licking, Carrie and daughter Kameron of the home, and one very special niece Becky Sullins, one sister Phyllis Hill of Raymondville, MO and four brothers: Kenny Sullins and wife Janie of Licking, Joe Sullins of Licking, Gary Sullins and wife Kay of Licking, Earl Sullins and wife Dawn of Licking, one sister-in-law Pat Sullins and husband Frank of Licking, and four brothers-in-law: Herbert Buckner and wife Rita, Gary Buckner and wife Laura, Wayne Buckner and wife Janet, Dean Buckner and wife Brenda, all of Licking; and a host of nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.
Anita loved being with her family and friends. She enjoyed spoiling her grandkids dearly and her nieces and nephews. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.