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Frances McClung Buchanan


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Frances McClung Buchanan

McLean - Frances McClung Buchanan, 97, of McLean, died on November 4, 2018.

She was born on February 25, 1921 in Clover Creek, Highland County, the youngest of three daughters of Louie Edwin and Bessie Gratton Pullin Mc Clung.

She graduated from Madison College, Harrisonburg, VA. She taught in the Highland County Schools and worked for 29 years for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, D.C. before retiring in 1971. In retirement she pursued her love of history, family and friends through genealogical research. She was a charter member of the Sarah Murray Lewis Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution and was active in the Society of FBI Alumni.

Her husband, Charles E. Buchanan, preceded her in death on June 13, 1992. Two sisters also preceded her in death; Montgomery McClung Linkous on August 17, 2001 and Mary McClung Leake on September 12, 2003.

She is survived by a five nephews and nieces: Dr. William S. Hunter of Staunton; Terrell Hindman of Williamsburg; Monte K. Skall of McLean; Vicky F. Leake Zapata of Ashburn; Charles M. Leake of Vienna; and a number of grand and great-grandnephews and nieces.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2018, at the family home place, McClung Farms, 6006 Bullpasture River Rd., McDowell, VA 24458.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at the Clover Creek Presbyterian Church, Clover Creek, VA.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Clover Creek Cemetery Fund, c/o Wes Maupin, 790 Maloy Drive, McDowell, Va. 24458.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.obaughfunderalhome.com.
Published in The News Leader from Nov. 7 to Nov. 10, 2018
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