Carrie Hazel McKinney “Granny” Buck, 101, of Roan Mountain, passed away on Friday, December 28, 2012, at Roan Highlands Nursing Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fons and Daisy Cook McKinney; her beloved husband of 60 years, William McKinley Buck; a daughter, Geneva Potter Hendrickson; and a beloved grandson, Henry Potter; sisters, Bonnie Buck and Ruby Petty; and brothers, Leonard and Jim McKinney.
Mrs. Buck was a member of Evergreen Freewill Baptist Church and a devoted Christian lady, loved by all who knew her.
Survivors include a daughter, Henrietta Greer and husband Ray; granddaughters and husbands Connie and Wayne Decker, Gary and Donna Bean, Karen and Larry Stith and Judy Potter; seven great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren; five sisters, Bobbie, Anna Mae, Fay and Nell; and a brother, Ray McKinney.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, December 30, with the service following, at Tetrick Funeral Home in Roan Mountain with the Rev. John Henry McCoury officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Harvey, Gene and Herbert Buck, David and Jon Decker and Duane Potter. The family would like to thank Roan Highlands Nursing Center and Caris Hospice for their love and care. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Evergreen Baptist Church, 120 Morgan Branch Road, Roan Mountain, TN 37687. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guestbook or by fax to (423) 542-9499.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is serving the Buck family. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917. Office: (423) 772-3928.