Jacksonville Daily Progress
Memorial services for Beth Earle Wallace Buchanan, age 84, of Longview formally of Jacksonville area are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville.
Mrs. Buchanan passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2014 in Longview.
Beth was born May 11, 1929 in Jacksonville to Elton and Winnie Wallace. She was a beautiful person with an infectious laugh. She loved her family and loved life. She loved to dance and enjoyed playing bingo and Bunco.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Dalton McKenzie and Doyal Buchanan; sisters, Betty Jean Wallace and Halloween Brown Testerman; nephews, Johnny Mack Brown, Gregory Elton Wallace, and Richard “Dickie” Bain.
Survivors include her sons, Bob McKenzie and wife Nancy of Lampasas, Mark McKenzie of Florida; brother, S.E. “Pete” Wallace and wife Peggy of Alvarado; sister, Kathy Curtis and husband Glen of Oregon; three grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Visitation will begin on Monday, February 17, 2014 with family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.