On Wednesday morning, Bill Buchanan of KSHN announced that on Tuesday May 19, the family matriarch, Jana Marie Buchanan, age 76 passed away at their home. Bill Buchanan said he returned home for work just after 5:30 Tuesday afternoon to find his wife of 57 years dead in the sun room of their home in Liberty. Bill said it appears that while working on one of her many projects Jana fell which apparently caused her death. Justice of the Peace pct. 1 Stephen Hebert held an inquest and ordered an autopsy. Jana Marie Elam Buchanan is survived by her husband of 57 years, Bill Buchanan, daughter Dr. Kellie Buchanan, son Tony Buchanan and 3 grown grandchildren Key, Tyler and Meagan Buchanan. Visitation will be Friday evening from 5- 8 at the funeral home, with service held Saturday at 2 at First United Methodist Church in Liberty. Services are under the direction of Allison Funeral Home in Liberty.