Ruby Jewel Buchanan

Ruby Jewel Buchanan, 85, passed away on April 6, 2018.

Visitation will be at her home church, West Laurel Baptist Church, at 10 a.m. Monday. Funeral services will follow at 11 am. Rev. Brandon Powell will officiate. Interment will be in Liberty Cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her parents Ira and Carrie Clark; her husband Marvin W. “Buck” Buchanan; brothers Ira Edward Clark, Joe C. Clark and James Harold Clark; sister Mary Agnes Martello; and son-in-law Ted D. Smith.

She is survived by her children Randol Buchanan and his wife Rita Cormier Buchanan of Prairieville, La., Debbie Smith of Collins and Pam Buchanan of Laurel; grandchildren Stacey Harter, Kyal Buchanan, Kimberley Cobb, Alan Smith, Kristen Buley, Ashley Wheat and Ryan Martin; great-grandchildren Olivia McIlwain, Rickie Buley III, Landon Buchanan, Kylen Buley, Dawson Smith, Chloe Smith and Ben McNeil.

Pallbearers will include Alan Smith and the deacons of West Laurel Baptist Church.

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