BUCHANON, Carolyn M. (Swann), age 73, a lifelong resident of Dayton, went home to be with the Lord March 8, 2018 at Hospice of Dayton. Carolyn was a graduate of Dunbar High School, Class of 1962. She retired from Miami Valley Hospital with 25 years of service. Preceded in death by her mother, Mary C. Cartwright; father, Marion J. Swann Sr.; husband, Jody Buchanon; brother, Marion J. Swann Jr.; sister, Patricia (Swann) Hall. She leaves to cherish her memory, son, Brian J. Buchanon Sr. (Shawnta), stepson, Kent Buchanon; brothers, Larry Cartwright of Dayton, Derrick Swann of Atlanta, GA; sisters, Kathleen Cartwright of Dayton, Sandra Batiste of Columbus, OH, Dorita Satterwhite of Atlanta, GA; stepbrother, James Williams; stepsisters, Carol and Bonnie Williams; grandchildren, Unique Buchanon, Danelle Robinson, Brian J. Buchanon Jr.; great grandson, Major Hutchinson; devoted aunt, Jeanette Goode; devoted friends, Barbara Towns, Gloria Hill; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends. Funeral service will be held 12 noon Friday, March 16, 2018 at Greater Allen A.M.E. Church, 1620 W. Fifth St. Visitation 10 am-12 pm. Family will receive friends 11 am-12 pm. Interment West Memory Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc.