Born October 11, 1928 in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Jason and Pearly Tarter Buis. Known as “Thelma Louise from Casey County” by Fair Oaks Health Care, Mrs. Buis was a homemaker and member of the Rich Hill Church of Christ.
Mrs. Buis is survived by one son, Donald (Kathy) Mathews of Liberty; one daughter, Helen (Philip) Gaskin of Jamestown; four grandchildren, Deborah Haynes, April Bloyd, Andrea Gaskin, and Emily Ursprung; and seven great-granchildren.
She was preceded in death by six brothers, Ulus, Garland, Irvin, Berlin, Avery, and Arnold Buis; and three sisters, Deva Emerson, Geretha Elmore, and Gertrude Wheeler.
Funeral services are 2:00 P.M. Monday, February 22, 2016 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Maupin officiating. Burial will follow in the Poplar Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is Sunday from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mckinneybrown.com