Lucy Diane Flynt Buchanan, 68, of Fayetteville, passed away on Sunday (October 25, 2020) at her residence surrounded by her family. Funeral service for Ms. Buchanan will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 30, 2020 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Richard McWilliams officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Diane was born on March 13, 1952 in Lincoln County, TN to William E. Flynt, Sr. and the late Mona Evelyn Green Flynt. Ms. Buchanan was an Education Assistant for Special Education students at Lincoln County High School, where she was able to pursue her life’s passion in assisting these children achieve their full potential. Diane loved to spend time with her family and grandchildren most of all, but she also enjoyed working in her yard, shopping, and going to the beach. In addition to her father, survivors include her children, Chris (Laura) Buchanan and Carrie (Vince) Higgins both of Fayetteville;grandchildren, Maggie Buchanan and Clay Buchanan; sisters, Mona (Jimmy) Quick and Teresa (Kenny) Rutledge, both of Fayetteville, brother, Jeff (Wendy) Flynt of Fayetteville; several nieces and nephews; her dogs, Addie and Oliver; and her cat, Lily. In addition to her mother, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Dale Buchanan and brother, Eddie Flynt. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lincoln County Home Health and Hospice, 2250 Thornton Taylor Parkway, Suite B, Fayetteville, TN 37334.
Visitation with the family will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at Higgins Funeral Home.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Ms. Lucy Diane Flynt Buchanan.