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Leona Ruth Buchanan

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff

Leona Ruth Buchanan, of Uvalde, Texas, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at the Uvalde Memorial Hospital. She was 81 years old.

Graveside services were Wednesday, Nov. 21, at the Uvalde Cemetery.

Leona R. Buchanan was born July 8, 1931, in San Antonio, Texas, the daughter of Arthur Larry and Alice Fae (Roberts) Jones.

She married C.A. Buchanan Jr. on Oct. 6, 1948, in Uvalde, Texas.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years; daughter Charlene Owen and her husband Curtis of Riverton; sons Carlton Buchanan and his wife Cheryl of Balinger, Texas, and Joe Buchanan and his wife Vicky of Spring Dale, Ark.; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Jessie Jones, Paul Jones, Joe Jones and Norman Jones; and sisters Louisa Boultinghouse, Edna Allison and Juanita Pace.

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