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Maxine (Buffington) Crane

May 12, 1935 ~ August 24, 2021 (age 86)

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Maxine Buffington Crane, age 86 of Maysville, GA passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021.


Born on May 12, 1935 in Cleveland, GA, Mrs. Crane was the daughter of the late Otha Berrian and Ruth Yates Buffington. She was the widow of Bobby Talmadge Crane, retired from Jackson Herald, a member of Lebanon United Methodist Church, and was preceded in death by a sister, Alma Combs.


Survivors include a son, Doug (Anita) Crane; daughters, Gretta Ward, Carolyn (Sandy) Spurlock; sister, Sadie (Harvey) Wilson; grandchildren, Derek Wardlaw, Kayla Presley, Eli (Savannah) Sanders, Jake Crane; great-grandchildren, Peyton Hawkins, Kenley Roesner; 4 step-grandchildren; 7 step great-grandchildren; 3 nieces and 1 nephew.


Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021 at Lebanon United Methodist Church with Rev. Marshall Dale officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday 5:30-7:30 pm at the funeral home.

Flowers are welcome or memorial gifts may be made to Lebanon United Methodist Church at 3664 Lebanon Church Rd., Gillsville, GA 30543


Online condolences may be made at www.iviefuneralhomecommerce.com


Arrangements are in the care of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, GA.

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August 27, 2021

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Ivie Funeral Home
1053 S. Elm Street
Commerce, GA

Funeral Service
August 28, 2021

11:00 AM
Lebanon United Methodist Church
3700 Lebanon Church Rd.
Gillsville, GA 30543

August 28, 2021

11:00 AM
Lebanon United Methodist Church Cemetery
3664 Lebanon Church Rd.
Gillsville, GA 30543

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