Hazel “Carolyn” Buck

November 6, 1938 - December 25, 2023
Hazel “Carolyn” Buck

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Hazel “Carolyn” Buck, age 85, a Blounts Creek resident passed away Monday, December 25, 2023 at her home.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 29, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Ephesus Free Will Baptist Church officiated by Pastor, Michael Hill. Burial will follow in the Buck-Hill Family Cemetery in Blounts Creek following the service. Jacob Grover, Landon Gordon, Bill Gordon Jr., Tanner Boyd, Kelvin Hardison, and Chris Fleming will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are: Tommy Boyd and Billy Boyd.

Mrs. Buck was born in Beaufort County on November 6, 1938, daughter of the late Thurman Theodore Walls and Mary Edna Lewis.

Mrs. Buck married Willie Ray Buck on December 23, 1954. He predeceased her on February 27, 2013.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Buck was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Walls; a sister, Myrna Ruth Cadwell; her son in law, John Mark Ansley, and a grandson, Tony Lee Gordon.

Mrs. Buck is survived by two sisters, June White and her husband, Melvin of Corepoint, NC and Mary Frances Cayton and her husband Guy of Winston Salem, NC.

Mrs. Buck is also survived by four beautiful daughters: Sandra Buck Dumpor and husband Samir of Blounts Creek, Connie Buck Ansley of Blounts Creek, Beverly Buck Bower of Decatur, GA and Susan Buck McClure and husband Chris of Slippery Rock, PA, five grandchildren: Landon Ray Gordon and wife Kim of Washington, NC, Billy Franklin Gordon, Jr., Anna Mariah Eagleston, Jacob Deacon Grover and Hannah LeNay Grover; great grandchildren: Haven Davina Gordon, Charlotte Rae Gordon, Meghan Kei Gordon and Lochlan Christoff-Grover and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Buck was a hairdresser for 40 years. She loved to paint, fit puzzles, do word searches, and play Scrabble.

The family will receive friends on Friday, December 29, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Ephesus FWB Church in Blounts Creek, NC and other times at Mrs. Buck’s home.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Ephesus Free Will Baptist Church, 2685 Ephesus Church Road, Blounts Creek, NC 27814 by clicking HERE

Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service is honored to serve the Buck family.


Funeral Service

Friday, December 29, 2023
2:00 PM

Ephesus Free Will Baptist Church - Directions
2685 Ephesus Church Rd.
Blount's Creek, 27814
252-975-6451

Visiting Hours

Ephesus Free Will Baptist Church - Directions
2685 Ephesus Church Rd, Blounts Creek, NC 27814
  • Friday, December 29, 2023
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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  • January 01, 2024
    Gloria says:
    Thinking of you Connie, prayers

  • January 01, 2024
    Tracey Hill Allen says:
    Beverly and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace.

  • December 30, 2023
    Linda Dixon Lewis says:
    I am so very sorry for the loss of your precious Mother. She and I went to school together and were good friends. Please know that even though I was unable to attend her visitation or funeral, I am praying for all of you. You will be in my thoughts and in my prayers.

  • December 29, 2023
    Janice Mullen says:
    I am so sad to hear of Carolyn's passing. She was a dear cousin, and I am sorry I cannot be there for the service. My prayers are lifted up for your family, and we hope to see her in heaven one day. May God bless you all. Jan Toler Cummings Mullen

  • December 28, 2023
    Tabitha Fulford says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with the Buck family during this time. May God bless and keep you all.

  • December 28, 2023
    Nancy Bennett says:
    My sincere condolences My prayer is that you find peace in your fond memories

  • December 27, 2023
    Dale Edwards says:
    Rest easy Aunt Carolyn. My love and prayers to the family, find comfort in knowing she isn't suffering anymore. Love Dale Edwards

  • December 27, 2023
    John F. Cadwell says:
    Aunt Carolyn was a sweet wonderful person. I will miss her. Love to allow you.

  • December 27, 2023
    Ingrid Buck says:
    We had such a good visit last Saturday. So many memories of her when we first moved to Blounts Creek. She was one of my first friends. My thoughts and prayers for all of you. Love, Ingrid

  • December 27, 2023
    Therese Guard says:
    Sandy, Connie, Beverly and Susie and family . My thoughts and prayers are with you all! Hold on to all your precious memories of your sweet Mama. May you find comfort in your faith.

  • December 27, 2023
    Linda Buck says:
    Connie and the rest of the family I'm so sorry to hear of Carolyn's passing. You will be in my prayers. I know she will be missed. Thinking of you, Linda Buck ❤️

  • December 27, 2023
    Kay W Phillips says:
    Sandy , sisters and Family, Sorry to hear the passing of your mother. She was a sweet person, loving person. Prayer for all the family. A friend, Kay W Phillips