Kathleen Marie Buckingham

Nov 4th, 1944 - Jan 3rd, 2021


Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Sun, Jan. 10th, 2021 12:00 PM ~ 2:00 PM


Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Sun, Jan. 10th, 2021 2:00 PM

Kathleen Marie Buckingham

Kathleen Marie Buckingham, age 76, of Herrin, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.

Kathleen was born in Belleville on November 4, 1944, the daughter of Wesley William and Maude Rosamonde (North) Beimfohr. She married Ronald Dean Buckingham at the Bridal Cave in Camdenton, Missouri on September 10, 1966. He preceded her in death on September 6, 1997.

Prior to her retirement, Kathleen had worked in sales most of her life. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who will be missed by all those that knew and loved her.

Survivors include:

Daughter- Melanie and Carl Janssen of Herrin

Daughter- Rhonda Buckingham of Herrin

Daughter- Kristi and John Corder of Herrin

Son- Tim and Elizabeth Buckingham of Marion

Grandchildren- Trevor and wife Kelsi Denman

     Dylan and Wyatt Denman

     Ashley and Johnny Corder

     Hailey and Chandler Buckingham

     Levi and Jacob Janssen

Great grandchildren- Dawson and Laila Denman

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother- William Wesley Beimfohr, and sister- Vivian Korelc.

Memorial services will be held at 2pm on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. A time of visitation will be held from noon until 2pm on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.

Due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus, social distancing and the wearing of masks will be required.

For additional information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com

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4 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Marcia and Bill Pridgen

    From: SPRING HILL, Florida

    Date: January 4, 2021

    Our deepest sympathy and love.

  • Guest: Cindy(Lewison) Hutchins

    From: Scammon, Kansas

    Date: January 4, 2021

    I’m so very sorry for your lose of this amazing lady. She will always be with you and gave you such wonderful memories that you will have forever. Much love and prayers.

  • Guest: Vickie Lacina

    From: Gladbrook, Iowa

    Date: January 4, 2021

    Thinking of you and your family at this very difficult time, Melanie. Hugs and prayers.

  • Guest: Marcene Heeren

    From: Akron, Iowa

    Date: January 15, 2021

    Melanie, I’m sorry about your loss. It’s always hard to say that final good-bye to our mothers. May cherished memories comfort you and your family. God bless her memory.