Age: 85 Address: Poplar Date Of Death: Sunday, May 1st, 2016 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services
Evelyn Honeycutt, age 85, of Poplar, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 1st, 2016 at Mission Memorial Campus. A native of Mitchell County, she was a daughter of the late Briscoe and Nettie Johnson Peterson and the wife of the late Burgin Honeycutt, who passed away in 1992. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Edward Peterson and a daughter-in-law, Valerie Honeycutt. She was Valedictorian of her graduating class in 1947 at Poplar School. Her life was her family.
Left to cherish her memories is her daughter, Sandra Barnett and husband, Embert, of Tipton Hill; sons: Michael Honeycutt and wife, Sanath, of Unicoi, TN, Gerald Honeycutt and wife, Donna, of Burnsville, Larry Honeycutt of Poplar, Randall Honeycutt and Teresa Thomas of Brush Creek and Roger Honeycutt and wife, Sharon, of Burnsville; sister-in-law, Katherine Peterson of Erwin, TN; nephew, Dennis Peterson and wife, Sara, also of Erwin, TN; ten grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren and two great, great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3rd in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Jeff Brewer will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. prior to the services at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in the Bennett Cemetery.