Johnnie Faye Buckner
February 11, 1932 -
January 6, 2020
Johnnie Fay (Faye) Hopkins Buckner, 87, of Ceres, CA since 1965, went to be with the Lord on Jan.6, 2020 at the Alexander C. Hospice Hse. in Hughson, CA. She was born on Feb.11, 1932 in Voca, TX, the 5th of 9 children of John and Julia Webb Hopkins. Her family moved to California in 1945. Since 1965, she and her husband Dallas lived on their family farm that they built in Ceres, CA.
Her life was a living example of the Bible verse, 1Peter 3:4: "You should be known for the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God."
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Dallas W. Buckner and her son, James R. Buckner, Sr. (Beverly) and is survived by her children Dorothy Miller (Gary) of Modesto, CA; Jack C. Buckner (Jacquelyn) of Tulare, CA; and Steve W. Buckner, Sr. (Debbie) of Ceres, CA; her siblings Morris Hopkins of Selma, CA; Charles Hopkins of Livermore, CA; Marie Mefford of Modesto, CA; 13 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Her memorial was on Sat, Jan.18, 2020 at Heritage Chapel, Lakewood Funeral Hm, Hughson, CA. Graveside service followed.