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Mattie Sue (Buff) Kirby

February 16, 1939 ~ January 10, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Mattie Sue Buff Kirby, 83, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at home under the care of GHC Hospice. 

A resident of Jesup for the past fifteen years, Mattie Sue was born on February 16, 1939 in Seneca, South Carolina to the late J.V. “Vic” Buff and Sue Ellen Sanders Buff.  She worked as a seamstress in her early years and was a lifelong homemaker. A beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother, Mattie Sue was a longtime member of Hopewell Baptist Church in South Carolina and enjoyed crocheting, canning vegetables and spending time with her beloved family, especially her grandchildren.  In addition to her parents, her infant son, Richard Scott Kirby, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband of sixty-six years, William “Guy” Kirby of Jesup; daughter, Vicki Head of Jesup; brother, James Buff and wife, Wanda of Forsyth, Georgia; sister, Jean Sheriff and husband, Nate of West Minster, South Carolina and two grandchildren, Ethan Micha Head and Harley Elizabeth Head both of Jesup.  A host of extended family members also survive.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 13, 2023 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home in Jesup with Chaplain Ryan Wilson officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 13, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Howard & Jones Funeral Home
777 South First St
Jesup, GA 31545

Memorial Service
Friday
January 13, 2023

11:00 AM
Howard & Jones Funeral Home
777 South First St
Jesup, GA 31545

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