Mary Jane Buckland, 80, went to be with the Lord on July 14, 2010, at the New River Valley Medical Center.
Born Sept. 25, 1929, she lived in Maplewood, WV for 70 years and currently resided in Pulaski. She was a member of the Memorial Baptist Church of Pulaski and a former member of Layland Baptist Church of Layland, WV. She was a member of the board of Pulaski Senior Center and tutored in Pulaski County Schools. She did a lot of volunteer work and drove ambulance for the Danese, WV VFD. She was a homemaker.
Mary was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 50 years, Arnold Buckland; a son, Arnold Buckland, Jr.; a son-in-law, Micheal Barb; and her mother, Ruie Bennett.
She is survived by daughters Mary Ellen Barb of Pulaski and Deborah Farley and husband, Lind Farley, of Pulaski; a special grandson, William Farley; a granddaughter, Shannon Blankenship and husband, James; great granddaughter, Kellyn Blankensip; great grandsons, Parker and William Blankenship; special friends, George and Kathy Barker; grandsons, Joshua and Sam Buckland of Maryland; a great granddaughter, Sari Buckland; grandson, Dennis Buckland; granddaughter, Melissa Buckland; sisters Hazel Adkins of Rainelle, WV, Connie Watson and companion, Jim Kelly, of Rainelle, WV; brothers, Paulo Bellizzerini of Rock Creek, OH, Louie Lazzarini of Maplewood, WV, Johnny Lazzarini of Falling Waters, WV, and Charles Bennett of Maplewood, WV; and a special niece, Shannon Lazzarini, of Maplewood, WV.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010 at Memorial Baptist Church of Pulaski, with Rev. David Lones officiating.
Memorial contributions of sympathy may be made to: Memorial Baptist Church, P.O. Box 31, Pulaski, Virginia 24301. Submitted by Wallace & Wallace of Rainelle, West Virginia.