Thelma M. Buck

Posted March 06, 2013, at 7:46 p.m.

CORINNA – Thelma Mae (Soule) Buck, 101, died March 6, 2013, at Lizabeth House, Dexter. She was born June 17, 1911, in Newport, a daughter of Perley and Elfie (Leonard) Soule.

She graduated from Newport High School, class of 1929. She was married to Roland V. Buck, who predeceased her May 16, 2000. Together they owned and operated Prairie View Farms, Corinna. She was a member of Morse’s Corner Baptist Church, Corinna, and in later years attended Cornerstone Baptist Church, Exeter, with her daughter, Charlene. She was also a member of the Morse’s Corner Ladies Circle at the church and was the holder of the Boston Post Cane for the town of Corinna.

She is survived by her son, Terry and his wife, Esther Buck, of Corinna; two daughters, Charlene Emerson of Newport and Diane Nye of Corinna; a brother, Erwin “Kip” and wife, Gloria Soule, of Bar Harbor; a sister, Elain Dubose of Kentucky; and grandchildren, Kim and husband, Milton Hughes; Steven and wife, Pamela Buck, and their daughters, Erin and Regan; Cory Buck and sons, Nathan and Owen; Terrie Lee and husband, Butch Murray, and their daughters, Shana and husband, Alton Anderson and their children, Lauryn and Aiden; Michelle and husband, Justin Paradis, and their children, Jake and Kaylee; Allen Emerson and sons, Brandon and Kyle; Randy Nye; and Patrick and wife, Kathy Nye. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by two sons-in-law, Philip Nye and Kenneth Emerson.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, March 11, at Crosby & Neal Funeral Chapel, 68 Exeter Road, Corinna, with the Revs. Stan Griffin and Timothy Hutchins officiating. Friends may call noon until the time of services. Spring burial will be at Morse’s Corner Cemetery, Corinna. Memorial donations may be made in her name to any local humane society. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com.

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