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Kera Nichole Buchanan age 38

Kera Nichole Buchanan age 38, of North Little Rock, passed away on February 16, 2021. She was born February 1, 1983 in Little Rock, AR to Lewis and Patricia Ratliff.

Kera loved spending time with her husband Donald, her fur baby pitbull “Oenamaus” and countless friends and family.

Kera is preceded in death by her father Lewis Ratliff.  She leaves  behind her husband Donald Buchanan; her fur baby pitbull “ Oenamaus;” Mother Pat Murphy Ratliff; Grandfather Francis Murphy of Vandalia, IL; Step-Father Chad “Papoo” Cromer;

Sister Kayla Ratliff- Clement; Brother Kyle Ratliff; Aunts Michelle Murphy Sarver, Meg Schlatweiler, Catherine Murphy Emholz; Children Anastasia Young, Sydney Young, Tristan Young, Quintin Young, Madison Young; Best Friends Jennifer Frazier, Donna Vincent, Rhonda Tillman, Samar Qureshi.

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400


  • Danetta “Dee” Collins Posted February 23, 2021 11:35 AM

    I’m going to miss your Hey Ms. Dee how you doing girl. Your laughter, your joyous smile, your jokes and your sarcasm. Rest in love

  • David Williams Posted February 23, 2021 11:36 AM

    I’m so sorry

  • Davie Johnson Posted February 23, 2021 12:43 PM

    She will b missed with her love for everyone

  • Nils Ray Posted February 23, 2021 1:52 PM

    My deepest sympathies go out to the family. I worked with Pat for years at St Vincent, if Kera was anything like her mother she was an outstanding human being. Prayers for comfort and peace.🌹

  • Lisa Boyce Posted February 23, 2021 3:23 PM

    Kera was a unique soul. No words to explain how this world feels without you. Something beautiful is missing. My heart pours for you and your family. Thank you for being part of our family and being the person you were. It’s indecribable. Love you always. Rest easy and fly high!!! Always in my thoughts.

  • Patience Shumba Posted February 23, 2021 3:47 PM

    I will forever miss you my friend.

  • SHERI BURTON Posted February 23, 2021 4:06 PM

    Thank you Kera for what you shared with each of us. You always had a beautiful smile and shared uplifting words. You left me a better person for knowing you.
    You are missed. Rest in love. Pat and family, my thoughts and prayers continue to be with you. Much love.

  • Stephen Comeau Posted February 23, 2021 5:04 PM

    She brought a smile to you face daily. She will forever be in your heart and soul . My god forever cover you with her light of her soull . She will forever be our friend and in our prayers . God bless you brother Donald.

  • Andrew Sarver Posted February 23, 2021 6:08 PM

    A beautiful soul, a beautiful heart and one sassy lady. I will always love you big big cous and carry you with me. Until we sit around the kitchen table in heaven, I know you will watch over all of us. I will need to borrow your strength until then. All my love from here to forever!

  • Lora Woodliff Posted February 23, 2021 7:39 PM

    My heart ❤ and love for you all! She was very special and will be missed greatly.

  • Jackie Rice Posted February 23, 2021 9:21 PM

    Deepest condolences to don and kara’s family. Their pictures always looked so happy together

  • Shelly Simpson Posted February 24, 2021 10:26 AM

    Kera, you will be missed. Your smile brighten my day everytime I seen you. Your hugs was so warm. You called me your little sister. I miss hearing your voice at work. R.I.P. BEAUTIFUL 😇

  • Tiffany Johnson Posted February 24, 2021 5:44 PM

    Everytime I seen her she had a smile on her face i knew then she was a good person RIP

  • Sierra Teague Posted February 26, 2021 10:54 PM

    You will be missed so so much you were loved by so many but you will never be forgotten

  • Kyle Ratliff Posted March 26, 2021 6:11 PM

    I love you so much Kera. You were, are, and will always be such a beautiful person inside and out. Anyone who was blessed enough to enjoy your beautiful presents will forever miss your wonderful vibe. GOD BLESS YOU SISTER!! Then, Now and Forever.

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