Gloria J. Buchanan, 82, of Taylorville passed away at 11:25 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville, IL.  She was born on June 17, 1933 in Mulberry Grove, IL the daughter of Kenneth and Dorothy (Kean) Gum.  She married Clayton W. Buchanan on July 30, 1954  in  Mulberry Grove, IL. She was a homemaker and a member of the Taylorville Southern Baptist Church in Taylorville. Gloria was a very good woman.
In addition to her husband, Clayton she is survived by her son, Kenneth R. (Mary Ann) Buchanan of Taylorville, IL; daughter, Debbie (Paul) Shea of Gilbert, AZ; grandchildren, Jeremy Buchanan, Matthew (Heather) Buchanan, Ashley Buchanan, and J.P. Shea; great grandchildren, Chelsea Buchanan and Zander Buchanan; brother, Norman Gum of Ashville, NC; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 29, 2015 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 29, 2015 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.  Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL.

Memorials may be made to:  Taylorville Southern Baptist Church, 1121 N. Webster St., Taylorville, IL 62568

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois
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