Dateline: Bakersville, NC
Elenore McKinney Buchanan, age 91, of Green Young Cemetery Rd, Bakersville, NC went home to be with the Lord August 15, 2020. She was a native of Mitchell County, NC and a daughter of the late Herman and Dollie Bowman McKinney. She was retired as a LPN at Spruce Pine Hospital.
Elenore was a member of Roan Mountain Baptist Church. She loved her family and loved being a caregiver for the community. She also loved her pets, gardening, flowers, collecting rocks, and music.
Survivors include: four children; Sharon Garden (Charles), of Morganton, NC, Caroline Honeycutt (Tim), Denny Buchanan (Louise), and David Buchanan, all of Bakersville, NC, two sisters; Betty Farris, of Southern Pines, NC, and Cathy Faulk, of Spruce Pine, NC, four brothers; Roger, Jim, Roy Lee, and Michael McKinney, all of Bakersville, NC, seven grandchildren; Chris Buchanan, Mandi Buchanan, Jason Garden, Christi Buchanan, Lukas Honeycutt, Malachi Honeycutt, and Haley Honeycutt, six great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.
She was preceded in death in addition to her parents by: her husband Phillip Morris Buchanan, her son Phillip Allen Buchanan, and one sister Josie McMahan.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 5:00PM in Roan Mountain Baptist Church with Russell McKinney, and Mark McKinney officiating. Interment will follow the service at Green Young Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to: Hospice and Palliative Care of The Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Henline - Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Buchanan family.
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