August 16, 1936 - May 5, 2021
Floride Buchanan Heyward, 84, of West Columbia, SC, died at Still Hopes on May 5, 2021. Born Floride Dwight Buchanan on August 16, 1936, she was the only daughter of Dr. John Creighton Buchanan, Jr. and Mary Douglas Buchanan of Winnsboro, SC. Growing up, Flo spent many summers at Camp Glenlaurel in Little Switzerland, NC, where she formed fast friendships and a love of the mountains. Flo graduated from St. Catherine's School in Richmond, VA, and Sweet Briar College in Virginia. She was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa society. She married John Tabb Heyward, Jr., in 1958. After living in Richmond, VA, the couple settled in Columbia, SC. Flo loved her family and was a devoted caregiver to her aunt and uncle, her husband's parents, her parents, her husband, and her brother. Flo was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, The Thursday Study Club, and The Magnolia Club. She was a lifelong lover of reading, a pastime she bestowed upon her daughters and grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband as well as her brothers, John Creighton Buchanan III, and Davis Douglas Buchanan. Flo is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Ward Mundy of Mt. Pleasant, SC, and Haidee and Todd DeLuca of Burlington, VT, and her grandchildren, Katherine Mundy, John Joseph DeLuca, and Heyward DeLuca. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Margaret Buchanan and Peggy Buchanan, her beloved nephews, John Creighton Buchanan IV (Tracy), William Davis Buchanan (Missy), and Davis Douglas Buchanan, Jr. (Heather), and her beloved grand nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Shives Funeral Home from 12:30 - 2:30 o'clock followed by a graveside service at Elmwood Cemetery at 3 o'clock. The Rev. J. Philip Purser and Rev. Scott R. Fleischer will be officiating the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Richland Library Friends and Foundation, 1431 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201 and Still Hopes Resident Assistance Fund, P.O. Box 2959 West Columbia, SC 29171.
Floride Buchanan Heyward, 84, of West Columbia, SC, died at Still Hopes on May 5, 2021. Born Floride Dwight Buchanan on August 16, 1936, she was the only daughter of Dr. John Creighton Buchanan, Jr. and Mary Douglas Buchanan of Winnsboro, SC.... View Obituary & Service Information
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