Mary Katherine Buchanan

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October 1, 1958 ~ June 25, 2024

Born in: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Resided in: Lebanon, Tennessee

Mary Katherine Buchanan – age 65, passed away June 25, 2024, in Lebanon, TN.  Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, she was a cherished figure among her family and friends.

Kathy was renowned for her generous spirit and unconditional love, particularly towards her children and grandchildren.  Her passion for rock music, with favorites including Kid Rock and Lynyrd Skynyrd, often brought joy and zest to gatherings, leaving lasting memories with all who knew her.

Kathy is survived by her sons, William Buchanan, Jr.; (Lashannon Buchanan), daughter in law, and Joshua Buchanan; siblings, Brenda Roe, Doug Roe and Penny Ellis; grandchildren, Ariana Buchanan, Steven Reid and Seth Reid, great-grandson, A’kari Palmer; and several nieces and nephews including Denise Roe, Nicholas Moran, Cody Moran, James Roe, and Terry Roe. She was preceded in death by her life partner, Tommy Gholson; sons, Billy Steven Roe, Donnie Roe; daughter-in-law, Tara Louise Reid; and her parents, Ralph and Betty Roe.

Kathy’s life was a testament to the power of giving and loving unconditionally, and she will be profoundly missed by all who were fortunate to know her.

A service to honor Kathy’s life will be held on Friday, July 5th, 2024, from 12pm to 2 pm at Western Hills Church of Christ, located at 7565 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37209.

Arrangements in the care of Compassion Funeral & Cremation Services, 6949 Charlotte Pike, Suite 104, Nashville, TN 37209. (615) 857-9955. We are proud to be locally owned and operated.




A Remembrance Gathering: July 5, 2024 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Western Hills Church
7565 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN 37209

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  1. I enjoyed the little time we got to spend together I love and miss you Poppins. Until we meet again 😘❤️

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