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Originally published: 2013-03-12 14:52:05
Last modified: 2013-03-12 14:52:05

Juanita Johnson Buchanan

Juanita Johnson Buchanan, 79, of Squirrel Creek, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 11, 2013, at the home of a daughter.

A native of Avery County, she was a daughter of the late David A. and Etta Grindstaff Johnson. She was also preceded in death by her husbands, the late Clyde H. Buchanan and the late Paul H. Buchanan; sisters, Judy Buchanan and Mary Haney and three infant sisters; seven brothers, James, Silas, Jesse, Earl, Ted, Paul and Boyd Johnson.

Buchanan was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church who loved gardening and canning, but mostly her family.

Surviving are three daughters, Shirley McIntosh and husband, Boots, of Newland, Nadine White of Linville Falls and Rose Mary Daniels and husband, Stanley, of Newland; son, Duane Buchanan and wife, Laura, of Pickens, S.C.; two brothers, Bob Johnson of Hendersonville and Henry Johnson and wife, Jo Ann, of Enka-Candler; six grandchildren, Chris McIntosh and wife, Laura, Shannon Fannon and husband, Stacy, Heath Brookshire and wife, Melissa, Travis Daniels and wife, Dorothy, Mitchell Buchanan, and Logan Buchanan; ten great-grandchildren, Levi and Hannah McIntosh, Jacob and Caleb Fannon, McKenzie, MeKaylah and Adriana Brookshire, Rylie Daniels, and Makenna and Alexia Buchanan. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Johnson Chapel Church. The Rev. Tim Duncan will officiate. Burial to follow in the Ashley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. on Wednesday prior to the services at the church.

Pallbearers will be Chris McIntosh, Heath Brookshire, Travis Daniels, Jacob Fannon, Caleb Fannon and Levi McIntosh. Honorary pallbearers will be Mitchell and Logan Buchanan.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Avery County, PO Box 1357, Newland, NC 28657.

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