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Lavada (Buchanan) Crisp

July 14, 1943 ~ September 21, 2019 (age 76)


Lavada Buchanan Crisp, 76, of Maryville, TN, formerly of Robbinsville, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Fairpark Health Center in Maryville, TN. 

A native of Graham County, she was the daughter of the late Arnold and Hazel Snider Buchanan.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Crisp. 

Lavada worked for 39 years with Phillips and Jordan, beginning in the Robbinsville office and transferring later to Knoxville, TN. 

She is survived by her children and their spouses, Thomas and Kimberly Crisp of Maryville, TN, Angie and Rob Webb of Seymour, TN, and Michele and Chip Chasser of Warren, OH; her brother, Max Buchanan of Robbinsville, NC; and her sister, Denise Patterson of Robbinsville, NC.  She has six grandchildren, Tristan and Braden Crisp, Rachel, Kady and Ryder Webb, and John Curtis Walker, and one great grandson, Ezekiel Walker. 

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Old Mother Cemetery.  Reverend Daniel Stewart will officiate.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN  38105. 

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Graveside Service
September 25, 2019

11:00 AM
Old Mother Cemetery
Five Point Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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