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Lorine Buchanan Westmoreland

April 12, 1935 – April 21, 2020

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April 12, 1935 – May 21, 2020

Lorine was born on April 12, 1935, in Pontotoc, Mississippi, to the late James Buchanan, Sr. and Lucille Elzie Buchanan.

Lorine accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior at an early age.  She was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Chesterville, MS. She later joined Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church in Tupelo, MS under the leadership of the late Reverend James Wilson.  Rising Star is currently under the leadership of Reverend Melvin Lewis where she remained until her health failed.

Lorine was an active member of the church.  She served on the VIP Ministry, Women on a Mission Ministry, Golden Choir, President of Usher Board, Birthday Club and Sisterhood at Rising Star.  She was a member of the Easter Star and Henry Hampton Elk Lodge. She was the Den Mother for Cubs Scouts for her youngest son’s troop.

Lorine was united in holy wedlock on January 14, 1951 with Jesse Dabbs Westmoreland and unto this union five children were born.

Lorine was preceded in death by her husband Jesse Dabbs Westmoreland; daughter, Alice Teen Henry; son, Danny Westmoreland; parents James and Lucille Buchanan; sister, Catherine Robinson; and brother, Tommy Lee Buchanan.

Lorine entered into eternal peace on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at the age of 85.

She is survived by her son, Charles Westmoreland (Earnestine) of Guyton, GA; Margaret Sands (Anthony) of Spring, TX; son, Cecil Craig Westmoreland of Prairie, MS (Estella); daughter- in-law Glendora Westmoreland of Tupelo, MS; brother, James Buchanan, Jr. (Carolyn) of Monroe, NC; brother, Calvin Buchanan of Savannah, GA; sister, Carolyn Howard (Milton) of Tupelo, MS; brother, Timothy Buchanan of Tupelo, MS, a host of beloved grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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