Nylene Buchan

June 22, 1933January 4, 2021

Nylene Buchan, age 87 of Independence, Mo passed away Jan. 4, 2021, at her home.

She was born June 22, 1933 in Linneus, Mo to Buell E and Hazel Blanche (Wickam) Williams.

Nylene was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening, crocheting, and traveling to natural and historic sites. She also loved spending time with friends and family. Nylene was very active and volunteered with many organizations such as Red Hats, Linus Blanket Project, and Meals on Wheels. She loved her cats and her late dog Chin Chin. Nylene was an active member of the Noland Road Baptist Church (now known as The Gathering Baptist Church) where she taught children’s Sunday school and volunteered in the church library for many years.

She is survived by her son Jack Buchan Jr. and his wife Renee, and her daughter Carla Popp and her husband Scott; her grandchildren Andrea Buchan-Hill and her husband Patrick and their children--Josiah Renshaw, Molly, Sophia, and Abilgail Buchan-Hill; Kyle Popp and his daughter MacKenzie; Misti Trahan and her husband Cory and their children Raynon Buchan and Jaxon; Heidi Adams and her husband Brian; her great-grandson Brenton Rodgers and his adoptive parents Mark and Linda and siblings Destiny and Brandon; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jack Buchan Sr., brother Russell Williams and his wife Doreen, parents Buell and Hazel Williams, and granddaughter Shaina Popp.

Visitation and Memorial Services will be held at The Gathering Baptist Church located at 4505 S. Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055 on Saturday Jan 16, 2021. Visitation will begin at 10 AM, and the service will begin at 11 AM. The service will also be streamed online at The Gathering Baptist Church link, and be recorded for viewing online afterward as well. Covid protocols will be observed; masks and social distancing will be required – occupancy limit is 125 people.


  • Kyle Popp, Pallbearer
  • Brian Adams, Pallbearer
  • Cory Trahan, Pallbearer
  • Patrick Buchan-Hill, Pallbearer
  • Raynon Buchan, Pallbearer
  • Josiah Reshaw, Pallbearer


  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 16, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, January 16, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Saturday, January 16, 2021


Nylene Buchan

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