Nan S. Buchanan

Mrs. Nan S. Buchanan, 77, of Lake City, died Friday afternoon, August 30, 2013 in the North Florida Regional Medical Center. A native of Sylvester, Georgia, Mrs. Buchanan was the daughter of the late Christopher and Lola Mae Williams Gill. She had been a resident of Lake City since 2008 having moved here from Panama City Beach, Florida. Mrs. Buchanan had been a home maker and she very much enjoyed spending her spare time bird watching, crocheting and needle point projects, watching the Food Network and was an avid Duck Dynasty fan. Mrs. Buchanan was preceded in death in 2010 by her husband of fifty-four years, Donald Charles Buchanan.


Mrs. Buchanan is survived by her children, Donna McDonald (Alfred) of Sumner, Georgia. Glen Buchanan (Fitri) of Herndon, Virginia; and Alan Buchanan (Belinda) of Fort White, Florida; a sister, Paula Cook of Sylvester, Georgia; grandchildren, Jerry McDonald, Stacey McDonald Smith, Brett Buchanan, Cara Buchanan, Suzana Buchanan, Finna Buchanan, Ferry Buchanan and Lena Tatum; great-grandchildren, Kayla Smith and Jackson McDonald. Her former daughter-in-law, Annette Delaney also survives.


Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Buchanan was conducted at 3:00 P.M. on Monday, September 2, 2013 in the Elim Cemetery in Fort White, Florida with Rev. Cagney Tanner officiating. The family will received friends from 1:00-2:30 Monday afternoon at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 458 South Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025 (386) 752-1234. Please sign the on-line family guest book at