Buford R. Lumpkin

SYLVESTER - Mr. Buford R. Lumpkin, 87, of Sylvester died Wednesday November 6, 2013 at his residence.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday November 9, 2013 at Northside Baptist Church with interment to follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery with Rev. Richard McNair, Rev. Jerry Cooper, Rev. Dexter Wilson and Rev. Brian Jones officiating.

Mr. Lumpkin was born on May 23, 1926 in Turner County to the late William Harrison and Bernice Hobby Lumpkin. He had lived in Turner and Worth Counties all of his life and was owner / operator of Buford Lumpkin Heating and Cooling. Mr. Lumpkin enjoyed working on his farm and was a member of the Sycamore Baptist Church. He was a former member and deacon of Northside Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School.

Survivors include his, wife, Willene Wiley Lumpkin of Sylvester; sons, Ralph Lumpkin (Judy) of Waleska, GA. and Mike Lumpkin (Gina) of Camilla; daughter, Cindy Rogers of Sylvester; step children, Frankie Wiley of Sycamore, Belinda Dill (Eddie) of Tifton; grandchildren, Deena Fotopoulos (George), Andy Lumpkin (Meri), Michael Lumpkin (Lilac), Jeremy Lumpkin (Amy), Anthony Rogers (Gail) and Eric Rogers (Jay); 9 great grandchildren, step grandchildren, Brannon Fountain and Charla Futrill; 4 step great grandchildren; sisters, Betty Ireland and Anna Ray Gibson all of Ashburn.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Lumpkin was preceded in death by his first wife, Nora Dean Lumpkin on November 11, 1990 and 10 siblings.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Banks Funeral Home.

For those desiring memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 323 Pine Ave. Suite 100 Albany, GA 31701, The Sycamore Baptist Church, P.O. Box 39, Sycamore, GA 31790 or The Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 3011 Hill Rd. Ashburn, GA., 31714

Please sign our online guest registry at www.banksfh.com

Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of the arrangements.

Banks Funeral home

Sylvester 229/776-2055