Born in Baltimore, Maryland. She was the daughter of the late George Stiller and Dora Elizabeth Gephart. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elder Lee Roy Buchanan, a granddaughter, Jasmin Buchanan, and one sister, Muriel Burke. Mrs. Buchanan formerly worked for McCroys and TPI in Johnson City, TN. She was of the Pentecostal faith and loved the Lord and her family.
She leaves behind her children, Geraldine Horne (and her husband, Benny) of Alabama, William Lee Buchanan (and his wife, Tammie) of Knoxville, TN, and Timothy Matthew Buchanan (and his wife, Zena) of Johnson City, TN; her grandchildren, Michael Horne, Brittany Horne, Rudie Buchanan, Jessica Buchanan, Hayley Buchanan and Justin Buchanan; step-grandchildren, Kenny and William; her great grandchildren, Melanie and Jonathan and two brothers; several nieces and nephews also survive.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Washington County Memory Gardens in Johnson City, later this spring (to be announced).
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, TN, 37604, (423) 610-7171, is honored to serve the Buchanan family.