Betty Jean Buckner passed away February 2, 2017 at Ashland Healthcare, she was 84 years old. Betty was born July 27, 1932 in Ashland, the daughter of Aubrey and Naomi Old Blythe. She married John Lee Buckner on August 26, 1954 in Kansas City, Mo and he preceded her in death on June 19, 2016. Betty worked as a cashier at the University of Missouri until her retirement.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, February 7 , 2017 at 11:00am Robinson Funeral Home in Ashland. Burial will follow in Woodcrest Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Monday February 6th, 2017 4:00 to 6:00pm at the funeral home.

Survivors include her son, Mitchell (Cheri) Buckner of Ashland; her daughter, Nancy Jean Buckner of Ashland; one sister, Bernice (Lonnie) Gilpin of Ashland; five grandchildren, Lance and Christie, Mike, Devin, Jamie and Will and one great-grandchild, Alexis.

One brother also preceded her in death, Glen Blythe.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions are suggested Woodcrest Cemetery.