Savannah Irene Buchanan Hargrove
June 16,1951-January 29, 2022
Irene, to all who knew her, entered the kingdom of heaven on Saturday, January 29, 2022. Irene was born in Iraan, TX, June 16,1951. She was the daughter of the late William (wild Bill) Buchanan and Janie Buchanan (Yancy). Irene was a fun loving, free-spirited jokester. She would strike up conversation with just about anyone, she would always lend a listening ear.
Irene was most proud of being a Granny. She loved all of her grandchildren and great grandchildren immensely Her eyes would light up and she beamed with pride when she spoke about her babies. She was blessed to also have numerous honorary grandchildren. Blood or not she loved all children.
Irene is preceded by in death by her parents William and Janie Buchanan. Her brothers Ronald and Donald Buchanan, Her sister Carolyn Buchanan Shankle, as well as her husband Johnny May.
She is survived by her daughters; Julie (Paul) Sanders of Rankin, TX and Amy Hargrove (Cornelio Amador) of Sanford, FL; As well as her grandchildren, Joshua (Sara) Leyendecker of Prentice, WI, Jeremy Leyendecker of Llano, TX, Cheyenne Leyendecker of Garrison, TX, Ashley Leyendecker of Houston, TX, Samantha Salinas of Sanford, FL, Natalia Amador of Sanford, FL; And her great grandchildren, Skylar, Natalie, Zaiden, Nalanie, Chanceson, Emma, and Christian.
In lieu of flowers, Irene's wish was for donations be made to St. Jude Children Research Hospital.