Katherine Buffington

Mrs. Katherine Pratt Buffington, age 88, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away peacefully on November 18, 2006. She is survived by: 3 Sons: Mike & Kathi Buffington of Snellville, Steve & Mary Ellen Buffington of Sandy Springs, Jimmy & Kathy Buffington of Lawrenceville; 8 Grandchildren: Emily & Headen Embry of Gainesville, Andrea & Brian Dyer of Lawrenceville, Nikki Buffington, Matt Buffington, both of Lawrenceville, Breese Buffington, Brooks Buffington, both of Sandy Springs, Kathleen Buffington, Caroline Buffington, both of Sandy Springs; 2 Great Grandchildren: Anna Kate Embry of Gainesville, Eli Dyer of Lawrenceville; Sister: Willie Mae & J.T. Bradberry of Dacula; Brother: Clarence & Margaret Pratt of Lilburn; Sisters-in-law: Sheila Buffington of Danielsville, Bobbye Pratt of Snellville; Numerous Nieces and Nephews. Mrs. Buffington, a native of Gwinnett County, was born on August 25, 1918 to James Emory Pratt and Willie Nora Jones Pratt. She was a Homemaker and retired Volunteer with the Gwinnett Hospital System with over 25 years of service. Mrs. Buffington was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville, The Joy Sunday School Class and Past Worthy Matron of the Anne Winn Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Lawrenceville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Remer Lane Buffington and son, Gary Lane Buffington. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 22, 2006 at 11:00 A.M. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Rev. Dr. J. Douglas Gibson and Rev. Davis Chappell officiating. Interment Gwinnett Memorial Park. Members of The Joy Sunday School Class and Anne Winn O.E.S. will serve as Honorary Escorts and are asked to assemble at the funeral home by 10:30 A.M. Family will receive friends Tuesday from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.