Ann Payne Buchanan, 77, of 196 Oak Tree Street Yanceyville, N.C., departed this life on Saturday, January 18, 2020. Ann was born in Danville, Va., a daughter of the late Leroy Thomas Payne and Virginia Dishman Payne. Ann was a homemaker and very active in the Yanceyville community. She was a member of Beulah Baptist Church. On June 12, 1960, she married, Van "Mack" M. Buchanan, who died on August 7, 1995. Survivors include her three daughters, Sharon Buchanan (Tom), Melissa B. Smith (Don), Pam Buchanan; a son, Van "Art" M. Buchanan II (Leslie); a brother, Chris Payne (Jessica); a sister, Jennifer Giangiordano (Orlando); eight grandchildren, Christian Payne, Victoria Payne, Lauren Payne, Josh Payne, Samantha Avedesian (Jonathan), Ethan Slade, Emma Buchanan, Will Buchanan; two great-grandchildren, Roman and Titan Avedesian; a granddaughter, Tamiaya Henderson; a special friend, Rick Neal; and her beloved dog, Maxey. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a brother, David F. Payne; and a granddaughter, Crystal Buchanan. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Beulah Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Rick Lancaster and Mr. Charles Briggs. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 12:30 until 1:45 p.m. at the church and at other times at the residence. Online condolences at www.wrenn-yeatts.com Wrenn-Yeatts Memorial Funeral Home in Yanceyville is serving the Buchanan family.
CHATHAM, Va. Oliver Brown Reynolds, age 70, of Chatham, entered into rest on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at his residence. He was born on January 16, 1950, in Pittsylvania County, the son of the late Lloyd Brown Reynolds Jr. and the late Cecil Adams Reynolds. He is survived by his wife, Debbie Grogan Reynolds. He served in the United States Army during Vietnam and was retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad after 39 years of service. He loved fishing and spending time with his family. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Brian (Katie) Reynolds; a grandchild, Brian Reynolds Jr.; three sisters, Jean (Mike) Burgess, Jetty (L.J.) Burgess, and Betsy (Jimmy) Eanes; and his special companion, Chunk. Funeral services will be conducted at Scott Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at the Reynolds Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service and at other times at the residence, 1444 Green Pond Rd. Chatham, Va. Scott Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Chatham is serving the Reynolds family. scottfuneralhomechatham.com.