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Patsy Lee Buchanan, age 72, of Arthur Autrey Drive in Spruce Pine, the Beaver Creek community died Friday, April 26, 2019 at her home.

Born on February 15, 1947, in the city of Owings Mills, MD in Baltimore County, MD; she was the daughter of the late Gardner and Virginia Moats Easterday. She was also preceded in death by her son; Michael Murray; her brothers; Johnny, Billy, and Leon Easterday; and her sisters; Janie Phillips, Shirley Renfro, and Laura (Mezzie) Uhler.

Patsy loved spending time with her family and particularly the time she got to spend with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed baking goods and making candy for her family and friends. In her spare time she also enjoyed playing cards.

Left to cherish her memories are her daughter; Tammy Johnson and husband, Sammy of Spruce Pine; her sister; Annie Knight and husband, Chuck of Maryland; her grandchildren; Jessica and David Heaton, Samantha, Cassie, and Emma Johnson all of Spruce Pine; Tiffany Bryant of Bakersville; Michael, Matthew, and Madison Murray of Kings Mountain; and Heather Daniels of Newland; her great grandchildren; Samuel, William, and Caleb Heaton; Ella and Ryan (Bubba) Bryant; Brayden and Layla Anderson; and soon arriving, Jasper Murray.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in honor Patsy be made to; Bethel Christian Academy, P.O. Box 496, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.

The family would like to extend a special ‘Thank You’ to all of the staff of Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge for their wonderful care of Patsy during her illness.

In accordance with Patsy’s wishes, no services will be planned.

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