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Temperance Nikole "Nikki" Buffkin

February 22, 1989 ~ January 9, 2018 (age 28)

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Tabor City, NC

Temperance Nikole “Nikki” Buffkin, age 28, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018, in her home.  Born February 22, 1989 in Columbus County, NC, she was the daughter of Billy Buffkin, Jr. (Michelle) of Tennessee and Robin Wynne Jernigan of Loris, SC.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by one son: Ryder Grainger of Tabor City; one daughter: Raelynn Buffkin of Tabor City; two brothers: Brandon Buffkin of Tennessee, Jerod Hezekiah Gore of Tabor City; one sister: Krysten Buffkin of Tabor City; two step sisters: Cassondra Johnson of Tennessee, Brittany Huckaby of Tennessee; paternal grandparents: Billy Buffkin, Sr. and Bridget Buffkin of Green Sea, SC; and maternal grandmother: Janice Richardson of Lake Waccamaw, NC.

She was preceded in death by maternal grandfather: Wayne Jernigan.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.


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