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Originally published: 2013-11-29 08:33:52
Last modified: 2013-11-29 08:34:37

Mary Johnson Buchanan

Mary Augusta Johnson Buchanan, 52, of Violet Lane Newland, passed away Nov. 26, 2013, at her home.

She was a lifelong resident of Avery County, and retired as a CNA Caregiver with Sloop Homecare. She was a member of Powdermill Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with her family and her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Dora Jennell Clark Johnson; her brothers, David “Bud” Johnson and Danny Johnson.

Survivors include her husband of 34 years, Keith Allen Buchanan; sons, Thomas Lawrence Buchanan and wife, Tracey Lynn, of Newland, Brian Keith Buchanan and wife, Beth, of Newland, and a daughter, Ashley Dawn Buchanan, of Winston Salem; her father, Zebulon “Bud”Johnson, of Newland; two sisters, Aneda Johnson, of Crossnore, and Sherry Ollis, of Newland; brother in law and sister in law, Paul Anthony Watson and wife, Brenda, of Spruce Pine; four grandchildren, David Jeremiah Buchanan, Kaylee Michelle Buchanan, Addison Layne Buchanan, and Andrew Malachi Buchanan, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, in Powdermill Baptist Church with Clay Dale and Jim Shoupe officiating. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service. Interment will follow at Yellow Mountain Cemetery.

Henline – Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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