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Appalachian Funeral Services
Saturday July 13th, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm

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Memorial Service

Chapel Of Appalachian Funeral Services, Sylva, NC
Saturday July 13th, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm

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Glenna Buchanan

Glenna Kay Buchanan, 72, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 5, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Thomas Robert (Rouge) Buchanan and the daughter of the late Glenn Davis and the late Leona (Riley) Birchfield. 

She was retired as the assistant director of the Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority. Glenna Kay was a member of Long Branch Baptist Church and she dearly loved her family, especially her great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and her parents, she was also preceded in death by one daughter; Emma Marie Buchanan and one brother; Lewis Davis. 

Glenna Kay is survived by one daughter; Tammy (Homer) Williams and one son; Bobby (Becky) Buchanan. She is also survived by five grandchildren; Taylor (Tiffany) Williams, Katelynn Hedden, Kelsey Buchanan, Cole Buchanan and Kaylee Hedden and three great grandchildren; Lovanna Williams, Anna Rattler and Emily Rattler. 

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 2:30 pm at Appalachian Funeral Services in Sylva. Rev. Eddie Stillwell will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:30 pm prior to the service at the funeral home.

An online registry is available at: www.appalachianfuneralservices.com

Appalachian Funeral Services is serving the family. 

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Tammy and Family; So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are are with you and your family family today and all the days ahead.

Traci Settlemyre Dellinger Jul 14 2019 12:00 AM

Blessed to have known you, RIP MAMAW " That's the name I knew you by"

Marvellia Queen Jul 13 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Glenna Buchanan

Marvellia Queen Jul 13 2019 12:00 AM

We will be out of town Saturday for your Mothers memorial service. Your mother was a sweet friend to us both. She was the go between us when we first started dating. We had great times as cousins in Dillardtown. We are so sorry and will remember you in our prayers. Eddie & Sandy

SANDY & Eddie Deitz Jul 12 2019 12:00 AM

I have known Glenna all her life . We were neighbors when she lived on east main street as a little girl . I'd see her later in life at the water company . She was always such a sweet person .I will pray for you family .

Geneva G Lineberry Jul 10 2019 12:00 AM

Glenna, We spent many years working together. Your compassion and gentle humor will be greatly missed.

Stan Bryson Jul 9 2019 12:00 AM

Tammy and family, We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. I graduated from high school with her. I also worked with her indirectly from the Jackson County Building Inspection Dept. She also babysat our son Joseph for awhile. She was a very hard worker and knew her job TWSA. May God comfort the family during this time. Judy

Judy and Dennis Wilkey Jul 8 2019 12:00 AM

Phillip & Vickie Turpin Jul 6 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Glenna Buchanan

Phillip & Vickie Turpin Jul 6 2019 12:00 AM

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