Archie Edward Buchanan, 89, of Marion, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Mission Hospital in Asheville.

A native of Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Sam and Mary Howell Buchanan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Buchanan; sisters, Beatrice Downer, Irene Greene and Edna McKinney; and a half sister, Joanne Silver.

Archie is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Silvers Buchanan of the home; sons, Tommy Buchanan and Jimmy Buchanan, both of Marion; sister, Muriel Grindstaff; and granddaughter, Kayla Buchanan.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, March 6), in the chapel of Henline-Hughes Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark McKinney officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service and burial will follow in the Silver Chapel Cemetery.

Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Buchanan family.

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