Charlene Buday

| January 19, 2021

Charlene Buday, 51, of Coshocton passed away on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, with her loving family by her side. She was born on Nov. 24, 1969, in Coshocton to Terry and Charlotte (Smith) Cornelius.

After graduating from Ridgewood High School in 1988, she married James Buday Jr. on Jan. 26, 1991.

Charlene and her husband had recently been baptized in their home and was extremely proud of that. She cleaned houses for many years and became great friends will all of her clients. She was a former spin instructor at Colonial Sports N Courts for four years and loved to spin, motivating everyone that came to her classes and enjoyed their friendships over the years. Charlene never knew a stranger; she was very giving and loving and could light up a room. She enjoyed shopping, listening to music, was a big part of the Coshocton Football Boosters and enjoyed taking pictures and videos with her husband for the Coshocton Football program. But most of all she loved spending time with her family and was overjoyed in becoming a new grandma.

She is survived by her loving husband of 30 years, James Buday Jr.; her son, Jimmy (Kim) Buday; her grandson James Buday IV; parents, Terry and Charlotte Cornelius; mother and father-in-law, Sherry and Jim Buday; brother, Larry (Patty) Cornelius; sisters-in-law, Tammy (Kevin) McClain, Wendy (Shawn) Boyer, Jackie (Ryan Wilson) Buday; brother-in-law, Luke (Amanda) Buday, nieces and nephews, Ashley (Jon) Chychota, Brandon (Amber) Cornelius, Austin, Brennan and Colton McClain, Tea` (Ryan) Sambuco and Shayna Boyer, Treyce Buday, and Alissa, Addy and Alivia Buday; great-nieces and nephews, Trent, Eleanor, Irina, Sutton, Hunter and many cousins and wonderful friends.

Charlene is preceded in death by her grandparents, George and Daisy Smith and her Aunt Ninny.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, from 2-8 p.m. at Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home. Due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, social distancing measures will be in place and there will be a limited number of people inside the funeral home at a time. We also ask that you please wear a facemask at all times for the health and safety of our guests and employees.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at 10 a.m. at Burt Ave. Wesleyan Church with Pastor Rod Uhlig officiating. A private burial will follow at Coshocton County Memory Gardens.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made in Charlene’s name to Burt Ave. Wesleyan Church, 230 Burt Ave. Coshocton, Ohio 43812.

An online memorial can be viewed at

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