Funeral services for Wilma DeBorde, age 76, of Buffalo, Texas, were held 10 A.M., Friday, September 28, 2018 at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo. Wilma’s son-in-law, Pastor Phil Smith, officiated the service. Interment was in the Boykin Chapel Cemetery in the Flo Community of Leon County, Texas.
Pallbearers: Jacob DeBorde, Cole DeBorde, Justin DeBorde, Clayton DeBorde, Caden DeBoarde and Tyler Coates.
Wilma Louise DeBorde was born May 28, 1942 in Pittsburg, Texas to William & Julia (Harrison) Bynum. She grew up in Pittsburg and had lived the past thirty-eight years in Buffalo. Wilma had worked as a bookkeeper and was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Buffalo. She was very active in the church and dearly loved her church family. Wilma enjoyed being in the company of her own family and, especially, watching her grandchildren grow up. She passed away September 24, 2018 at her home in Buffalo following a prolonged illness. Wilma was preceded in death by both of her parents; husband, Lloyd DeBorde, Sr.; son, John Paul Moncey, Jr., twin brother, Willie Bynum and brother, Robert Bynum.
Wilma is survived by daughters, Michelle Smith (Phil) of Buffalo, Debbie Coates (Mark) of Oakwood & Paulette Butter (Leo) of Longview; step-sons, Harold DeBorde of Buffalo; Bill DeBorde (Trudy) of Franklin & J.R. DeBorde (Jo Ann) of DeRidder, LA and step-daughters, Ruby Stevens (Kim) of Elkhart & Judy DeBorde of Lindale. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas was entrusted with arrangements. www.buffalofuneralhome.com