Elma Hernandez Buckner went to be with her heavenly Father on Monday, July 20, 2020 surrounded by her loved ones.
Elma was born May 5, 1933 in Alpine, Texas to Alberto and Tomasita Hernandez. She was raised in her mother’s home with her siblings.
Elma graduated from Alpine High School and attended Sul Ross State College.
While attending Sul Ross, Elma met her husband Cecil Buckner. Cecil and Elma married on November 25, 1960 and spent 43 happy years together.
They moved to New Mexico where they had their three children, Robert, Kelly and Sherri. Shortly after they relocated to Ozona, Texas for Cecil’s job and opened Elma’s Roadside Grocery Store which she owned and managed for 28 years.
Elma attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church where she was also a member of The Guadalupanas. She spent her free time visiting with loved ones and taking care of her dogs.
Survivors include two of her children, Kelly and Sherri Buckner of Ozona Texas; three grandchildren, Carlee Goree, Chance Buckner, and Taylor Goree; and two great-grandchildren.
Elma is preceded in death by husband, Cecil Buckner and son, Robert Buckner.
Funeral Service was held Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, with burial at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Kerbow Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Alzheimer’s Association. www.alz.org