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Ona Belle Shirley Buchanan

September 14, 1936 ~ March 19, 2022 (age 85)

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Obituary

Ona Belle Shirley Buchanan, age 85 of Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 19, 2022.

Born in Alto, Georgia on September 14, 1936, she was a daughter of the late John F. & Ethaline Gailey Shirley. Ona Belle was a self-employed poultry farmer for many years. In her spare time, she enjoyed flowers, bird watching, gardening, & viewing her favorite game shows on the Game Show Network. Most of all, she loved spending precious time with her family, especially keeping her grandchildren. Ona Belle was a member of the B.C. Grant Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William “Willie Buck” Buchanan; brothers, Leonard Shirley & Cedron Shirley; sisters, Angie Pritchett & Mary Stephens; daughter-in-law, Mary Lynn Carpenter Buchanan; as well as great-grandchildren, Amberlynn Gulick, Rowan Gulick, & Kaitlyn Gulick.

Survivors include her children, Randy Buchanan of Alto, GA; Debbie & Rod Chaffee of Las Vegas, NV; Brian & Eva Buchanan of Cleveland, GA; grandchildren, Britain & Zach Oxner, Angel Watkins all of Mt. Airy, GA; Miranda Watkins of Fort Myers, FL; great-grandchildren, Kendalyn Oxner, Natalie Oxner, Josh Hulse, Nathan Yates, & B.J. Till; several nieces, nephews, other relatives, & friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at Hillside Memorial Chapel in Clarkesville with Rev. Terry Rice officiating. Interment will follow in the B.C. Grant Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. until the service hour on Wednesday, March 23, 2022.

An online guest registry is available at www.HillsideMemorialChapel.com

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
March 23, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Funeral Service
Wednesday
March 23, 2022

2:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Interment following service
Wednesday
March 23, 2022

B.C. Grant Baptist Church Cemetery
1405 B.C. Grant Road
Alto, GA 30510

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