Taunja Jean Weber
6/3/1967 - 9/4/2021
||Coker-Mathews Funeral Home
5100 Interstate 30 (at US-69)
Greenville, TX 75402
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COKER-MATHEWS FUNERAL HOME
5100 Interstate 30
9/11/2021 at 10:00 AM
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Taunja Jean Weber
passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones in her home in Greenville,
Tx at the age of 54 on Saturday September 4, 2021, after a two-year battle with
metastatic breast cancer.
Taunja was born on
June 3, 1967, in Elkton Maryland to Alma Jean Barnhart and Bobby Buchanan Sr.
She was sister to Terri and Chuck Blose, Bobby and Carol Buchanan, as well as
Jeff and Patricia Buchanan.
Taunja was a friend to
everyone and had a knack for breaking the ice. She built relationships and drew
people in whether it was on the court with the countless children she coached
or while she was deeply involved in her Emmaus community. She was passionate in
her career and was invaluable to the REC foundation, who were more like family
She was a jack of all
trades, indeed. Taunja was a long-time resident of Rowlett Tx. She joined her
partner, Christi, in Greenville, TX, where they planted their roots as leaders
of their “tribe”. She enjoyed journaling, family game nights, and adored
coaching both her children and grandchildren in softball, soccer, and
Taunja was known for
her sarcastic sense of humor, her steadfast devotion-tolerance, utter adoration
for everyone that touched her life and filled her circle. Her bountiful wisdom
helped answer many of life’s questions.
Taunja is survived by
her spouse Christi Escobedo, their children Robert and his wife Amber, Olivia,
Adam, Hannah, Lillian, Emylia, Kendall, and Jose “Tres”. Her grandchildren
Brenden, Sydney, Shelby, Hayden, Chloe, and Uma. Her mother Jean Barnhart and stepfather
Lowell Barnhart, also an abundance of nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Predeceased by her Father
Bobby Buchanan Sr., sister Teri Blose and nephew Cal Buchanan.
Memorial will be
officiated by Pastor Brenda Williams on Saturday September 11, 2021, 10a.m, at
Coker-Mathews in Greenville, TX.
A come and go reception
will be held directly following service at 117 Arrowhead Dr. Greenville, Tx.
75402 for food and fellowship.
“The mark of a wild
heart is living out the paradox of love in our lives. It’s the ability to be
tough and tender, excited and scared, brave and afraid- all in the same moment.
It’s showing up in our vulnerability and our courage, being both fierce and
kind.” -Brene Brown