WAYNESVILLE — Mary Francis Buchanan, 82, of Waynesville, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Haywood Regional Medical Center on Saturday, June 1, 2019.

She is predeceased by her parents, Frank and Mattie Green Trantham; son, Buddy Buchanan; daughter, Martha Buchanan and granddaughter, Jill Brown.

She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Lewis Buchanan; son, Kenny (Rita) Buchanan; daughter, Glenda Cagle; grandchildren, Jerry Cagle, Jennifer Cagle and Jason Griffin; and great grandchildren, Haven Sawyer, Aalieah Cagle, Kaden Cagle and Bailey Griffin along with many nieces and nephews.

Mary enjoyed sewing and going to watch bluegrass music. She loved to spend time with her family and will be dearly missed.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Smoky Mountain Chapel with the Rev. Jake Cagle and the Rev. Lloyd Allen officiating.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from noon to 2 p.m. Burial will follow services at Rocky Branch Cemetery.

Smoky Mountain Cremations and Funeral Service of Clyde is caring for the family and the online register is available at www.smokymountaincremations.com.

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