Address: Highway 80, Bakersville, North Carolina
Date of Death: Thursday, October 24, 2013
Arrangements: Henline-Hughes Funeral Home
Details: Elberta Burleson Buchanan, age 78 of Hwy 80 Bakersville, NC passed away October 24, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family. She was a native of Mitchell County, NC and a daughter of the late Reverend Jesse and Venie Grindstaff Burleson. Elberta was a homemaker and she enjoyed taking care of her family, and her flower garden. She attended Mine Creek BaptistChurch.
Survivors include; her daughters; Jeanette Chang (Moises), of Bakersville, NC, Loretta Revis (Robert), of Waynesville, NC, and Norma Helms (Chris), of Spruce Pine, NC, five grandchildren; Stephanie Chang, Jennifer Chang, Rachel Revis, Brian Helms, and Lauren Helms, one great grandchild, Gabriel Troutman.
She was preceded in death by; her husband Sherwin Buchanan, four brothers; James, Frank, Paul, and John Burleson, seven sisters; Ruth Grindstaff, Jennie Buchanan, Ellen Howell, Anna Mae Burleson, Mae Grindstaff, Mary Hughes, and Edith Wyke, and one great grandchild, Caleb Troutman.
The family will receive friends Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 5:00 until7:00PM in Henline – Hughes Funeral Home. Funeral services will be heldSunday, October 27, 2013 at 3:00PM in Mine Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Mark McKinney and Rev. Kenneth Murphy officiating. Interment will follow at Silver Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to; Hospice of Mitchell County 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Henline – Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Buchanan Family.