Helen Jeanette Buchannon

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Funeral service for Mrs. Helen Jeanette Buchannon, 79, of Alexander City, will be today January 26, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Hillview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on today January 26, 2016 from 12:30 till 1:30 p.m. at Radney Funeral Home. Mrs. Buchannon passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Chapman Healthcare Center. She was born on July 18, 1936 in Calhoun County, Alabama to Benson H. McGinnis and Ruth May Skinner McGinnis. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Troy and a former member of First Baptist Church in Alexander City. For many years, Mrs. Jeanette served as the secretary for Dr. Johnny Long, director of "Sound of the South" Marching Band at Troy State University. She enjoyed being around the students and traveling with the band. She was an avid reader and Bridge player. She also enjoyed cooking and bargain shopping. She is survived by her daughter, Sharla Edwards (Danny), of Alexander City; son, Bill Buchannon Jr. (Kathy), of Alexander City; grandchildren, Rich McClellan, Baylee McClellan, April Turner (Chad), Brian Buchannon (Christi) and Lindley Buchannon; great-grandchildren, Cam Turner, Cole Turner, Landon Buchannon, Presley Vice, Keelan Vice and Rylin Hall; sister, Marlene Cain, of Jacksonville, Ala. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Billy W. Buchannon Sr. The family would like to thank the staff at Chapman Healthcare Center for the wonderful care, love and support that was extended to Mrs. Buchannon. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be given to the BRHS Band Uniform Campaign, 225 Heard Blvd., Alexander City, AL 35010. Please note Buchannon Memorial on the "for" line. Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneyfuneralhome.com. Radney Funeral Home in Alexander City is in charge of the arrangements.
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Published in The Anniston Star on Jan. 26, 2016