Funeral services for Rev. Benny H. Buckley was held  2 PM Sunday, July 14, 2019 at John E. Stephens Chapel. Rev. Don Savell, Rev. David Thornton, Rev. Jackie Strebeck officiated. Interment in Sand Springs Cemetery in Hickory, MS. Bro. Buckley, 76, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019. He was native of Newton County. A graduate of E.C.C.C. and Mississippi State. Bro. Buckley pastored churches in Tennessee and Mississippi for 45 years. He owned and operated Buckley’s Floor covering for 36 years. He was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church.


Preceded in death: Parents, Hardy and Sarah Buckley; Granddaughter, Ashlynn Brooke Buckley.


Survivors: Wife, Brenda Buckley; Son, Bryan Buckley; Sisters, Lynda Farrow (Joe), Brenda Thornton (David), Sue Savell (Don); (5) Grandchildren; (2) Great-Grandchildren; many nieces, nephews.


Pallbearers: Ethan Buckley, Tim Savell, Wade Rucker, Zeke Rucker, Bill Russell, Michael Sessions, Crocket Watkins, Joe Farrow, Wayne Graham, Willis O’Berry, Lamar Clark.