Rena Wright Tolley

December 11, 1932 - September 13, 2023

Rena Merrill Wright Tolley, 90, of Buchanan, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2023. She was preceded in death by her parents, Morris and Bessie Wright; husband, James R. Tolley, Sr.; daughter, Diane Tolley McLane; grandson, Joseph Spencer Tolley; great-granddaughter, Abbagayle Blankenship; sisters, Marcella Coffey, Virginia Luckado, and Esther Martin; and brothers, Chester, Kenneth, Wilber, Dewey, and William Wright.

Survivors include her children, James “Jim” Tolley, Jr., Nelson (Clarissa) Tolley, Sr., Bonnie (Rufus) Parker, Tina (Mike) Link, Rena “BB” (Matt) Wright, Janet Bryant; son-in-law, James McLane; special daughter, Brenda R. Tolley; 20 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and one on the way; 4 great-great-grandchildren and one on the way, sister, Norma Friend; brother, Hamid Wright; sisters-in-law, Judy Vest and Dixie Tolley; and numerous nieces, and nephews.

Visitation will be held at 2pm with Funeral Services at 3pm on Saturday, September 16, 2023 in the Buchanan Chapel of Botetourt Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at or 540-254-3000