Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
March 6, 1986
Gwendolyn Ann Jones Buchanan, 2pm Thursday at the Bill Eisenhour
Northeast Chapel, with burial at
Arlington Memory Gardens.
Born New Straitsville OH. June 17, 1927. R.N., U of Cin., 1948; B.S. in
Nursing, U of Okla, 1967, M.S. in Nursing, 1978. Staff nurse VA Hosp.
Memphis, 1949-51, head nurse neurosurgery and neurology, 1951-59; head
nurse neurology, neurosurgery and rehab. VA Hosp, OKC, 1960-65; night
supr., nurse coordinator and consultant MWC Meml. Hosp., 1966-68; clin.
nursing supr. ambulatory c are VA Hosp., 1968-81; assistant chief surg/amb.
care VA Hosp., 1981-85. Member of ANA, ONA, NLN, OLN, and Sigma Theta
Tau. Honors include Pres. Beta Delta, Sigma Theta Tau, Whos Who of
American Women 1979, 83-84, Personalities of the South 1979, The World
Whos Who of Women '79-'80, '83-'84, Whos Who in American Nursing 1984.
Published in nursing journals and text.
Survived by her husband, Jim; children, Linda Laakman, Cynthia
Patterson, Jim Jr. and Thomas; her mother Gwen Jones ; brother, Tom
Jones ; 5 grandchildren. Loved and respected by family and friends. She
will be missed greatly.