2013-01-09 / Obituaries


Van Buren McHaney, 74, of Thomasville died Jan. 12, 2013 at Moble Infirmary.

He was born Nov. 13, 1938 in Nettlesboro. He was a United States Navy Veteran. He was a mechanic with the Clarke County Commissioners.  

 Survivors include his wife, Dorothy J. McHaney, Thomasville; two daughters, Teresa (Gary) Smith, Kim (Jason) Harvell, all of Thomasville; two brothers, Jack McHaney, Fulton, Jim Hudson, Scyrene; one sister, Mae Carol Hill, Grove Hill; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Harvey Hutto officiating.

Active pallbearers were Gary Smith, Jason Harvell, Ryan Weatherly, Mike McHaney, Derek Smith and Matt Smith.

Honorary pallbearer was Mark McHaney.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

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