Shelba Jean Buchanan, 71, of Marion the North Cove community passed away Thursday March 4, 2010 at her residence. A native of Mitchell County she was a daughter of the late Pete and Ruby McGee Buchanan and was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church in Marion. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Rev. Charles Billy Buchanan and a brother Tommy Buchanan.
Survivors include two daughters; Debbie McKinney and husband Greg of Spruce Pine and Rebecca Buchanan of Marion, a son; Mike Buchanan and wife Robin of Marion, four granddaughters; Janelle Hollifield of Spruce Pine, Jasmine McKinney of Spruce Pine, Michaela Buchanan of Marion and Lisa Buchanan also of Marion, and three grandsons; Will and Samuel McKinney both of Spruce Pine and Brandon Buchanan of Marion. She is also survived by two brothers; Terry Buchanan of Spruce Pine and Reggie Buchanan of Marion.
Funeral services for Mrs. Buchanan will be conducted at 2:00 pm Monday March 8, 2010 in the Grindstaff Memorial Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Annas officiating. Interment will follow in the Temple Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 pm until the service hour at the funeral home.
Condolences may be e-mailed by going to our website; www.webbfh.com. selecting obituaries, and clicking on the name you wish to view and sign the guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Buchanan family.