Age: 68 Address: Burnsville, North Carolina Date of Death: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Janice Honeycutt Wheeler of Burnsville went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, April 1st at John F. Keever Solace Center in Asheville.
A native of Yancey County, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Hazel Byrd Honeycutt. She was also preceded in death by a son, Anthony Branton; husband: Paul Branton, who died in 1987; and brothers: Gerald and Larry Dean Honeycutt. Janice was a retired employee of Glen Raven Mills.
Surviving are her husband, Jerry Wheeler; a daughter: Monica Pearson and husband, Christopher, of Columbia, SC; 2 sons: Marty Branton and wife, Dorene, and Danny Branton and wife, Gail; a step daughter: Angie Swartz and husband, Eric; a step son: David Wheeler all of Burnsville; grandchildren: Cody, Dawson, Jalen, Paul, Nicaela, Hayden, Malikai, Kyleigha, Nyasia, Randi, Megan, Hagen, Jared and Dawson; 3 great grandchildren: Emily, Alyson and Mason; and a brother: Bobby Honeycutt and wife, Marie, of Taylors, SC.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Friday in Young’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church of which she was a member. Revs. Roger Thompson and Dean Honeycutt will officiate. Burial will be in the Young’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Thursday at Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home where the body will remain until taken to the church to lie in state one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Young’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Ladies Auxiliary.
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