JEFFERSON — Herman Abner Buffington, 88, a long-time North Georgia newspaperman and owner of Mainstreet Newspapers, Inc. and World War II combat veteran, died July 13, 2014 at his home in Jefferson surrounded by his family after a long battle with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Visitation will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 15 at Evans Funeral Home in Jefferson, followed by services at 6 p.m. at Evans. Interment will follow at Woodbine Cemetery in Jefferson and military rites will be observed.
In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to the Jefferson First United Methodist Church, 188 Martin St., Jefferson, Ga. 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.