Christy Abrams Buckingham, 66, of Seven Lakes, NC passed peacefully on February 10, 2019 at her residence.

Christy was born, October 6, 1952 in Brockport, New York to the late James Lewis Abrams III, and Georgiana Richtmeyer Abrams.   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Jeffrey Lewis Abrams and Martin Andrew Abrams; father-in-law Richard L. Buckingham and sister-in-law Lynda J. Buckingham. 

Christy was a loving and devoted wife and mother.   She married David James Buckingham in 1972, they had four children.  She was a retired Registered Nurse who found joy in caring for people and had a special love for nature and animals.   She was a member of the Seven Lakes Women’s Bible Study.  She also loved to crochet, and cook delicious meals for her family, but her favorite past-time was reading.

Those left to love and cherish the memory of Christy and mourn her passing include her husband of 46 years, David Buckingham of Seven Lakes, her three sons, Gary, Mark, and Kevin (Sheree); and daughter Elesa Kim Buckingham; grandsons, Nathaniel and Payton; sister Donna Ethel Abrams and brother Timothy Abrams.  Also surviving are her mother-in-law, Arlys Buckingham, brother-in-law Craig (Sharon), and sister-in-law Janet Peartree; nieces and nephews.

At Christy’s request no services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to a no-kill animal shelter of your choosing or you could purchase a book for a child to foster Christy’s love of reading or The National Kidney Foundation. 

Online condolences can be made at

Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Seven Lakes.

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