Greta Donna Buchanan, 51, of Whittier passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019.

Born March 16, 1968, in Sylva, N.C., she was the daughter of Charles Gorden “Chubb” Buchanan of Whittier and the late Martha Jane Nations Buchanan.

Greta loved her cats and flowers and enjoyed shopping, spending time with her son, father and family. She was a true “caregiver.”

Besides her mother, she was also preceded in death by her grandparents, Gudger and Viola Buchanan, Odell and Lottie Nations; as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.

In addition to her father she is survived by her son, Nathan C. Buchanan of Whittier; sister, Gloria Reddish (James) of Whittier; brothers, Dale Buchanan (Susan) of Sylva, Dean Buchanan (Linda) of Whittier; nephews, Drew, Clay and Jared Buchanan; nieces, Keri and Kristen Buchanan, Karen Reddish; aunts/uncles, Lowell (Linda) Buchanan, Ronald Buchanan, Wanda Brooks, Barbara Cabe, Stella Cabe Wike, Sue Jones (Ronnie), Linda Gass (Leslie), Melvin Lovedahl, Fred Nations and Iris Nations.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in the chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with the Rev. Eddie Stillwell officiating.

The family received friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial was in Greens Creek Cemetery.