Opal Buchanan Funderburk, 87, of Candler, passed away peacefully on April 3, 2020.
She was born in Spruce Pine, November 3, 1932, to the late Charles and Pearl Buchanan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Funderburk, her sister, Jean Hall and her brother, Jerry Buchanan. She is survived by her daughter, Susan Funderburk-Mitchell (Dwayne) of Raleigh, step-grandson, great-granddaughter, sister, Virginia Hall of Candler, sister-in-law, Maggie Buchanan of Morganton, and an honorary daughter and niece, Beverly Wright of Asheville.
A celebration of life service will be held later this fall. Memorial donations can be made in Opal's name to RHI (Rutherford Hospital, Inc.) Legacy Foundation, P.O. Box 352, Rutherfordton, NC 28139.