Mazie Ruth Melton Buchanan

Published 1:26 pm Monday, August 15, 2016

Mrs. Mazie Ruth Melton Buchanan, 72, of Dutchman Trail, Mocksville, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, at Silas Creek Manor in Winston-Salem.

She was born June 15, 1944, in Davie County to the late Gurney Wayne and Mazie Foster Melton. She was a member of Believers Sonship Tabernacle and loved her animals.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dale Buchanan; and a brother, Wayne Melton.

Survivors: 2 children, J. Mark Reavis (Kathy) and Sherry Thomas (Terry), all of Mocksville; 3 grandchildren, A.J. Vestal, Corey Vestal and T.J. Thomas; 6 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Jimmy Melton (Linda) of Advance, Clyde Melton of Courtney and Bill Melton of Advance; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17 at Believers Sonship Tabernacle with Pastor Jerry Couch officiating. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 6-8 p.m. at Eaton Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her son, 219 Dutchman Trail.

Memorials: Believers Sonship Tabernacle, c/o Pastor Jerry Couch, 115 Potters Lane, Mocksville.