BUENA DANIEL

Obituary

DANIEL, Buena Coleman Age 94 of Charlotte, TN. November 10, 2012 peacefully at her home. Widow of the late James E. Daniel. Lifelong resident of Dickson County, born October 1, 1918 to the late Lee and Vera Wall Coleman. She was a school teacher for 37 years. She taught her first year in a one room schoolhouse later having taught both elementary and high school students. She taught at Charlotte High School and later Dickson County High School. She was a history department chairman and taught accelerated American History until 1981 when she retired. Her students were one of the joys of her life. She was well known for "put a star by this" while she was lecturing, helping her students to know they would see that again on their test. As a native of Dickson County, she graduated from Charlotte High School in 1936. From there she attended Austin Peay State University receiving her BS in Education and completing her Masters Degree in Education. She formerly served on a board of accreditation of high schools. She married Dickson County native, James E. Daniel on November 19, 1938 and he died in 2006. She had a great love for history, teaching and travel. She and James visited each state of the union as well as various places in Europe and the Caribbean. She was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma, Honorary Teachers Society, the NEA and TEA and member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a longtime member of the Charlotte Fagan United Methodist Church. Survivors include her son, James R. "Jimmy" Daniel and his wife Beverly of Hixson, TN; her two grandchildren, Ron L. Daniel and his wife Debbie of Hixson, TN, Angie Brannon and her husband Dr. Mark Brannan of Dickson, TN; three step grandchildren, Tonja, Scott and Doug McCarver of Chattanooga, TN; great grandchildren, Kaleb and Christian Brannan, Holly Daniel, Josh Callahan, Rebecca Wilkins and Mandi Roberts; step great grandchildren, Ashley Keef, Scott McCarver, Jr. and Madison McCarver; several great great grandchildren and step great great grandchildren. Thank you Ella Reynolds for your loving care through many years with Buena and James. Her life would not have been the same without you and our many other caregivers. Funeral service will be conducted Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home. Visitation will be Monday, November 12, 2012 and Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 4-8 p.m. and Wednesday beginning at 10 a.m. until time of service. Those desiring, memorials may be made to the Charlotte Fagan U.M. Church; Alzheimer's Foundation; or to Caris Hospice. Place of rest will be in the Dickson County Memorial Gardens. Services under the direction of the TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, (615) 446-2808 TaylorSince1909.com
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Taylor Funeral Home
214 North Main Street Dickson, TN 37055
(615) 446-2808
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Published in The Tennessean on Nov. 12, 2012
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