Mary Katherine Buchanan
Mary Katherine Buchanan, 87, of Monticello, passed away Dec. 21, 2021, at her residence. Katherine was born Dec. 18, 1934, in Monticello to C.A. and Nancy Miller Smith.
Funeral services were held Dec. 27 at Bethel Baptist Church, with graveside services following in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Michael Smith and Bro. Philip Alford officiated, with Wilson Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Katherine was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was also a member of Bethel Baptist Church. She loved to read, crochet, and color, and enjoyed her flowers as well as watching old movies and the Home and Garden Channel.
She is survived by her two sons, Ricky Buchanan (Janice), of Jacksonville, Fla., and Andy Buchanan (Angela), of Silver Creek; grandsons, Nathan Buchanan, Tyler Buchanan, and Tony Buchanan (Amber); as well as one great-granddaughter, Haley Buchanan. She also leaves behind two sisters and one brother, Patsy Foster, Charles Smith (Betty), and Tiny Stephens (Jimmy).
Katherine was preceded in death by her parents and by her husband, Altus Jewel Buchanan; along with a brother and a sister, Joe Henry Smith and Jean McKinley; and a daughter-in-law, Melissa Buchanan.