Nichole Buckner, 24, of 214 Thompson Hollow Road, Vilas, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
Nichole was born May 15, 1988, in Watauga County. She was a beautiful wife and mother. Nichole was a full-time student at Caldwell Community College, where she was recently accepted into the nursing program, and was of the Baptist faith.
Nichole is survived by her husband, Jason C. Buckner of the home; her daughter, Carlie Madison Buckner of the home; her father and step-mother, Danny and Lola Presnell of Boone; her mother, Regina Presnell and her fiancee, Jonathan Triplett, of Zionville; her father and mother-in-law, Raymond and Cleta Buckner of Blowing Rock; two step sisters, Sarah Clark and husband, Derek, of Boone, and Brooke Coffey of Boone; one sister-in-law, Kimberly Greene and husband, Mark, of Vilas; two brothers-in-law, Doug Buckner and wife, Betty, of Zionville, and Loyd Buckner and wife, Pat, of Blowing Rock; her grandmother, Trudy Thompson and her fiancee, Bob Elliott, of Vilas; her great-grandmother, Maude Thompson of Vilas; her uncles and aunts, Rusty and Becky Trivette, and Bob and Patti Perry, all of Vilas, and special cousins, Joey and Kimberly Trivette of Vilas. She is also survived by a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Joe Thompson; her paternal grandfather, Robert Presnell; her paternal grandmother, Lillie Shrewsbury; her maternal great-grandparents, Albert and Ann Miller, and Don Thompson, and her paternal great-grandparents, Carson and Lillie Presnell.
Funeral services for Nichole Buckner will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at Willowdale Baptist Church in Vilas. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 10 to 11 a.m. Officiating will be Pastor Eugene Braswell and Pastor Stephen Braswell. Burial will follow in Adams Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Hampton Funeral Service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her daughter's Carlie Madison Buckner Education Fund, in care of Highlands Union Bank, 1013 NC Highway 105 Bypass, Boone, NC, 28607.
Online condolences may be sent to the Buckner family at http://www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.