Saltillo--Lawrence James (L.J.) Buchanan 15, died Sunday,June 17, 2007 at the north mississippi medical center due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born in Tupel, February 20,1992 to Lawrence L. Buchanan and Julie Wilson Buchanan. He grew in up in Wren andhad lived in Saltillo the past three years. He had just completed the eigth grade at Guntown Middle School where he co-manager of the Guntown football team and was planning to attend Saltillo High School in the fall. He enjoyed football, his Play Station ll and riding horses. He was a Baptist.
Services will be 2p.m. Wednesday at The Saltillo Chapel of W.E. Pegues with Rev. Horaces Barnes officiating. Burial will be in Amory Masonic Cemetery.
Survivors include his mother Julie Wilson Buchanan(Allan Jackson) of saltillo, his father Lawrence (L.B.) Buchanan (Teresa Dodd) of Wren; one brother, Jeremy Buchanan of saltillo; one-step-brother; Vince Dodd of Wren; three step-sisters Samantha Dodd of Wren Amber Jackson and Ashley Collums both of tremont; his grandparents James T. and Wanda Wilson of Belden; his step-grandparents,Jeff and Bernice Jackson of Saltillo; three aunts Rayshell Roaten of Blue Spring, Linda Walker of Nettleton, and Sally Lyles of belden, three uncles James "Doc" Wilson of Belden Ronnie "Tootie" Wilson of Guntown, and Willie Wilson of Saltillo, one niece, Kourtni Jackson
He was preceeded in death by paternal grandparents, Lawrence Cully Buchanan and Gwen Duncan and great-grandmother Julie Wilson
Pallbearers will be Vince Dodd Eric Caldwell, Dillian Parker, Chad Caldwell, Eric Roaten, and Jamison Buchanan.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Saltillo High School 2007 Ninth Grade Football Team and The Jackson family.