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Jennie Buckner

April 6, 1937 — March 30, 2023


Jennie Norwood Buckner, 85, of Harrisburg, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2023 at her residence in Harrisburg.

Jennie was born April 6, 1937 in Chatham County, North Carolina to the late Archie Franklin Norwood Sr. and the late Margaret Campbell Norwood.

She was also preceded in death by her oldest daughter, Kamba Buckner Williams, and her brother, Thomas Locke Norwood Sr.

Jennie was a devoted wife and homemaker who enjoyed taking care of her family and her home. She was a beloved Sunday school teacher for the ladies of Pitts Baptist Church for many years. She had the gifts of generosity and teaching. She was known for her sense of humor and sometimes “zany” antics to encourage and uplift others.

Survivors include her loving husband of 64 years, Edward Buckner of Harrisburg, NC, daughter, Gail Gandy and husband Rick, granddaughter, Becky Sebert and husband Andy and two great-grandchildren, Cole and Avery Sebert, all of Concord, NC. She is also survived by her brother Archie Norwood, Jr. and wife Pat of Pleasant Gardens, NC, and several nephews, nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Monday, April 3, 2023 at Pitts Baptist Church in Concord. A graveside service will follow at 12:00 pm at Pitts Baptist Church Cemetery in Concord and be officiated by Rev. Kevin Seger and Sr. Pastor Rev. B. Scott Davis.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord is serving the Buckner family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jennie Buckner, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, April 3, 2023

11:00 - 11:45 am (Eastern time)

Pitts Baptist Church (Concord)


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Graveside Service

Monday, April 3, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pitts Baptist Church Cemetery (Concord)


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