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Delmus Ray Buchanan

Graveside services for Delmus Ray Buchanan, of Monticello, are11 a.m. today, Jan. 26 at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery inMonticello. Riverwood Family Funeral Service is in charge ofarrangements.

Mr. Buchanan, 68, died Jan. 24, 2006, at his residence. He wasborn on Oct. 21, 1937, to Leslie Buchanan and Id Mae MorrisBuchanan.

He was a retired backhoe and gravel service owner. He was amember of Bethel Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two sons, Delmus RayBuchanan, of Raceland, La., and Mike Buchanan, of Monticello; onegranddaughter, Crystal Buchanan, of Raceland; two brothers, ElzyBuchanan and Earl Buchanan, of Monticello; and one sister, ZulaMagee, of Brookhaven.

Survivors are his wife, Shelby Jean Buchanan; his sons, MarkBuchanan and Mack Buchanan, both of Monticello; his brothers, JewelBuchanan and Leslie Buchanan Jr., both of Monticello; his sister,Earleen Reid, of Monticello; six grandchildren; and onegreat-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries Inc., ofBrookhaven.