Martha  Buchanan's Memorial

Martha Buchanan
(1931 - 2008)


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Name: Mrs Martha Buchanan
Gender: Female
Age: 76 years old
Lived: Tuesday, 3 November 1931 - Tuesday, 1 April 2008

My Story

Martha Jo (Moon) Buchanan was born on November 3, 1931 in Amarillo Texas to James William Moon and Bessie Coreen (Sands) Moon.  She grew up with two brothers and three sisters; Earl, Johnny, Billie, Lady, and Betty.  Martha married her childhood sweetheart, Carl Buchanan, Jr., on May 4, 1947.  Together they had five children; Gini (1948), Judy (1950), Mekale (1952), Nick (1954), and Mike, (1955).  Martha and Carl relocated to Bakersfield, California in 1961 when Carl was transferred with Continental Carbon Co.  Martha was a housewife for most of her life, dedicating herself to raising their five children.  She was blessed with five grandchildren; Mandi La Force Dickey (1972), Jeff La Force (1977), Ryan Buchanan (1982), Austin Thomason (1993), Shelby Buchanan (2002); and three great-grandchildren, Josh Dickey (1991), Kaleb Dickey (2002), and Andrew Dickey (2005).

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Mother, You will always be in my heart.
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Mother...........I miss you every day. I wish we could turn the clock back to much happier times! We all wanted you...


Fathers Name: James William Moon
Mothers Name: Bessie Coreen (Sands) Moon
Spouse's Name: Carl Buchanan, Jr.
Children's Names: Virginia Ann, Judy Willett, Mekale Kaylynn, Nicholas Earl, Michael Carl
Siblings Names: Earl, Virginia, Gloria, Betty, Johnny
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Bakersfield
Occupation: Other
Marital Status: Married
Religion: Catholic


Favourite Sport: Baseball
Favourite Team: Centennial Goldenhawks
Favourite Movie: Gone With the Wind
Favourite Music Genre: Country
Favourite Artist: George Strait
Favourite Charity: American Cancer Society


Place of Passing: All Saints Healthcare, North Hollywood, CA
Date of Passing: 1 April 2008
Cause of Passing: Cancer
Type of Funeral: Catholic
Place of Burial: Greenlawn Southwest, Bakersfield, CA
Plot Number: 1977
Funeral Location: St. Francis Church, Bakersfield, CA
Funeral Date: 8 April 2008
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