Mable M. Buffington

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SR 103 Plymouth OH 44865 2/4/2016 16:00:00

SR 103 Plymouth OH 44865 2/5/2016 11:00:00

Mable M. Buffington, age 79, resident of Shelby, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at her home. She was born on March 6, 1936 in Salyersville, Kentucky to the late Arvel and Eva (Shepherd) Shepherd and had been a resident of the Shiloh area most of her life. Mrs. Buffington was a homemaker and a founder of the Pentecostal Holiness House of Fellowship in Plymouth where she was a pastor for 38 years. She enjoyed gardening and loved her flowers. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved preaching the Gospel and serving our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
She is survived by two sons and daughters in-law, Calvin (Connie) Buffington of Stanton, KY, and Arvel (Melissa) Buffington of Plymouth; three daughters and sons-in-law, Melody (Terry) Boyd of Shelby, Cynthia (Ottis) Bradford of David, KY, Eva (Tim) Stumbo of Plymouth; five grandchildren whom she raised, Lynn Cole of Greenwich, Lorie Cole of Chicago, Marvin Cole of Shiloh, Charles Cole of Stanton, KY, and April Dawson of Plymouth; an additional 25 grandchildren; 53 great grandchildren; 10 great great grandchildren; 6 sisters, Velva Johnson of Shiloh, Evelyn Barnett of Greenwich, Ella Williams of Greenwich, Sally Winninnham of Shelby, Elsie Stamper of Mt. Vernon, and Alice Fletcher of Tiro; three brothers, Roger Shepherd of Shiloh, Arvel Shepherd Jr. of Canada, and Isaac Shepherd of Chatfield.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Enoch Buffington in 2004; two daughters, Vickie Ann Cole and Maggie Brown; and twin brothers, Abraham and Daniel Shepherd.
Visitation will be held at the Pentecostal Holiness House of Fellowship, SR 103, Plymouth, Ohio on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM with church services at 6:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at the church on Friday at 11:00 AM with Pastor Darren Shaffer officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh, Ohio. Online condolences can be made at


Mike and Karen Barnett - Feb 4, 2016

RJ and family:
Praying for all of you that God brings comfort to you in knowing she walks with Him now. Cherish your memories as they are now treasures.

Wireman / Tackett families - Feb 3, 2016

We have known and loved our dear Sister Mabel for almost 50 years. She will be missed by many many lives she has touched over the years. May God be with the family and give you comfort during this time of loss.
Goldie Wireman,
David and Sheila Tackett,
Terry Wireman,
Ryan and Amy Tackett & family,
Kevin & Vicky Tackett & family,
Eric Tackett,
Whitney Wireman.

Rest in Peace - Feb 3, 2016

Rest in Peace Mable. May your family find comfort in you continued journey in the hands of the lord. Til we meet again…