Carolyn Buchanan Callahan, 93, of The Cascades Verdae Retirement Community in Greenville, SC, passed away on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Born in Simpsonville, SC, she was the daughter of the late James William and Lucy Cheek Buchanan. |
Following her education at Newberry College and the University of Louisville, she taught school in Greenville, SC. She married Captain Charles Jester of Wilmington, Delaware. They lived at numerous Air Force Bases with tours in the American Embassies of Tokyo, Japan, and Bangkok, Thailand. Following Colonel Jester's retirement and death in 1974, she married Edward Callahan (1977). They resided in Rancho Santa Fe, California. Mr. Callahan passed away in 1995.
Surviving are a niece, Carole Jean Stadler Wharton of Richardson, Texas; and very close cousins, Cathryne Davis, Ron and June Davis, Jimmy and Kay Davis, and Eddie and Angie Davis, all of Simpsonville. She was predeceased by a sister, Martha Buchanan Stadler, and brother, James William (Bill) Buchanan Jr.
Private, family graveside services were held Friday, August 8, 2014, at Cannon Memorial Park, Fountain Inn, SC.
Memorials may be made to the
, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231 or online at https://donate.heart.org
Arrangements by Fletcher Funeral Service.
Published in the Rancho Santa Fe Review on Aug. 14, 2014