Wilma Y. Buxton, 76, of Zanesville, died at 1:25 p.m. Monday, September 13, 2010 at Select Specialty Hospital. She was born December 3, 1933, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, a daughter of the late James Monroe and Oma Higgins Howerton. She was the co-owner of Snelling and Snelling Employment Agency and Jackies Temporaries. She was a Baptist by faith.
Surviving are her husband of 58 years, Jack Buxton, whom she married July 4, 1952, of the home; three daughters, Debra (Thomas) Moore of Hopewell, Pamala Rutledge and Vickie Erichsen, both of Zanesville; a son, Robert (Ellen) Kirkbride of Manteca, CA., seven grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by thirteen brothers and sisters; and a son-in-law, Craig Rutledge.
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Thursday, September 16, 2010 at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 17, 2010 at Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery with Pastor Thomas L. Moore officiating.
The family would like to especially thank Select Specialty Hospital for their kindness and concern for Wilma.
To send a note of condolence or a sympathy card to the family: www.bolin-dierkesfuneralhome.com