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Buford Portwood

May 11, 1932 January 3, 2019
Buford Portwood
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Obituary for Buford Portwood

Buford Portwood, age 86, of Lithia Springs, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2019. He was born in Clem, Georgia on May 11, 1932, son of the late Samuel Claude Portwood and the late Floy Agnes Williams Portwood.  Buford served in the United States Army during the Korean conflict.  He was a retired shipping clerk.  He was a former member of  Douglasville Christian Church and attended Austell Christian Church. Buford loved gardening and won numerous awards in Douglas County for his tomatoes and vegetables.He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Frances Creekmore Portwood; brother: Leonard Portwood and his wife Frances; several nieces and nephews.In addition to his parents, Buford was preceded in death by his sisters: Ozell Stacey, Vada Chandler, Florence Burns; brother: Wade Portwood and Grady Portwood.The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 06, 2019 from 12:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Hightower’s Memorial Chapel in Douglasville.The Funeral Service will be at 3:00 PM in the chapel of the funeral home with Minister Clay Henry officiating.  Interment will follow the service in West Georgia Memorial Park.You may share your thoughts and condolences online at www.hightowersmemorial.comHightower’s Memorial Chapel, Douglasville, has charge of the arrangements.


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Visitation

Sunday

6

Jan

12:00 PM 1/6/2019 12:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 1/6/2019 3:00:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel

12651 Veterans Memorial Highway
Douglasville, GA 30134

Hightower's Memorial Chapel
12651 Veterans Memorial Highway Douglasville 30134 GA
United States

Funeral

Sunday

6

Jan

3:00 PM 1/6/2019 3:00:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel

12651 Veterans Memorial Highway
Douglasville, GA 30134

Hightower's Memorial Chapel
12651 Veterans Memorial Highway Douglasville 30134 GA
United States

Interment

Sunday

6

Jan

4:00 PM 1/6/2019 4:00:00 PM
West Georgia Memorial Park

4194 Carrollton-Villa Rica Highway
Carrollton, GA 30117

West Georgia Memorial Park
4194 Carrollton-Villa Rica Highway Carrollton 30117 GA
United States
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