Wilma L. Buchanan

Monday, October 12, 2015

Wilma L. Buchanan, 87, of Purdy, passed away Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, in Lacoba Nursing Home, Monett.

She was born Sept. 5, 1928, in Butterfield, the daughter of Roy and Lola (Brown) Bradley. On Feb. 23, 1945, in Berryville, Ark., she was united in marriage to Darrell Buchanan, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one sister, Mary Tucker; and mother and father-in-law, Elva and Bertha Buchanan.

Survivors include: one daughter, Darelene Ash and her husband, Larry, of Butterfield; one son, Dwight Buchanan and his wife, Barbara, of Joplin; one sister, Anna Mae Viney, of Purdy; five grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.

She received her education in Butterfield and was a lifelong resident of Purdy. She worked at Jumping Jack's in Monett and Justin Boot retiring in 1980. She was a member of Log Church of God Holiness in Butterfield. Graveside services were held Friday in Log Church Memorial Gardens, Butterfield, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Jerry Nickle conducted the services.

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