JOHNSON CITY – Sharon Lavonne Buchanan McKenzie, 72, Johnson City died Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at her home. She was born July 23, 1949 in Johnson City to the late Floyd & Geraldine Archer Buchanan. She was a graduate of Happy Valley High School. Sharon was employed at Johnson City Federal Credit Union for 37 years. She was a life member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Sharon was Miss Happy Valley 1967. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband AB McKenzie and one sister: Teresa Collins.
Survivors include her sisters: Suzie (Jim) Mueller, West Palm Beach, Florida, Shelby (Eddie) Shoun, Limestone and Whitney Bowling of the house. A special sister: Neva Cody. His special niece: Darcie Dosher, his special nephews: Corey Shoun and Jeremy Shoun. Her special friends: Sonja Rice, Eileen Kendrick and Barbara Whitson.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Chaplain Chris Hughes officiating. The family would like to express a special “thank you” to Chris Hughes for his service and to Bethany Chapman and Joanne Bamman for his car. Also, a special thank you to her personal caregivers, Joanne Bamman, Bethany Collins and the staff at Amedisys Hospice. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Washington County Animal Shelter or Carter County Animal Shelter. Family and friends will gather at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday. Condolences can be sent to the family on our website www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
The Memorial Funeral Chapel serves the McKenzie family.