Betty J. Buchanan

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Betty J. Buchanan, 79, of Batesville died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Wood-Lawn Heights Nursing Center in Batesville. Born October 28, 1934, in Salado, Arkansas, she was the daughter of Henry Varnell and Dannie Varnell. Betty retired as a hairdresser. She enjoyed cooking and catering for people. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Batesville. Survivors include one stepson, Jim Buchanan of Batesville; one daughter, Carol Clouse of Batesville; one half-sister, Linda Stewart of Olive Branch, Mississippi; six grandchildren, Crystal Malone, Jason Clouse, Jonathan Clouse, Michael Clouse, Amy McFarland and Joe Buchanan; nine great-grandchildren, Caitlin Clouse, Shonnah Malone, Cole Malone, Kourtney Clouse, Shae Clouse, Shelby Clouse, Corey Clouse, Katie McFarland and Andrew McFarland; one niece, Kathy Reves; and two nephews, Tommy and Steve Goff. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul Buchanan; and one sister, Kathryn Goff. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, April 21, 2014, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Batesville with The Reverend John Drymon officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville. Pallbearers will be Eddie Brock, Ray LaCroix, Max McElmurry, Phil Farris, Danny Yeager and Robert McFarland. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 424 E. Main Street, Batesville, Ark. 72501. Online guestbook:

Published April 18, 2014

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