Joanne Vanderford Buchanan

June 25, 1960 ~ October 1, 2021 (age 61)


Mrs. Joanne Vanderford Buchanan, age 61, of Porterville, MS passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021, at Anderson Regional Medical Center, Meridian, MS from complications following heart by-pass surgery.

Joanne was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Raleigh, MS and also attended Briggs Chapel Memorial Church in Porterville.

Mrs. Buchanan is survived by her loving husband of 31 years, Martin Buchanan; her sons Landon Bryant (Shannon) and Wayne Buchanan (Claire); her daughter, Amy Buchanan Alford; two granddaughters, Ava and Willa Kate Bryant; four grandsons, Blake Booker, Brendan Booker, Brooks Buchanan and Mason Buchanan; brother, Scott Vanderford; sister Edna Dice (James) and Bonnie Vanderford; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Buchanan was preceded in death by her father, Oyd Thornton, her mother, Willa Mae Vanderford Graves, and brother, Bruce Vanderford.

The family request memorials be made as donations to Eastside Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 648, Raleigh, MS 39153 or a charity of your choice.

Private graveside services will be held at a later date.

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