Nita Sue McKinley Buckelew, 72, passed away on April 17, 2014 at Starkville Manor in Starkville, MS.Â She was retired from 4-County EPA, where she had worked for 29 years.Â She was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church in Starkville, Rebekah Lodge, and she was secretary/treasurer for 20 years with Professional Arborist Association of Mississippi (PAAM).
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harrelson McKinley and Hattie Lauella Walters; and sister, Anne Loper.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Robert Terrel Buckelew; sons, Thomas Milton Buckelew (Debra) of Raymond, MS, and Robert Bryan Buckelew (Christy) of Maben, MS; grandchildren, Suzanna Johnson and Melanie Grable; four great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Mrs. Buckelew is scheduled for Friday, April 18, 2014 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville, MS.Â Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Meadowview Baptist Church in Starkville.Â Rev. Jason Middleton will conduct the service.Â Burial will be in Memorial Garden Park Cemetery in Starkville.
You may go online and sign the guest register at: www.welchfuneralhomes.com.