Frances Honeycutt

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Frances S. Honeycutt

KANNAPOLIS - Frances Rebecca Scarboro Honeycutt, 89, of Bertha Street, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at Universal Healthcare & Rehab after a period of declining health.

Mrs. Honeycutt was born Dec. 3, 1922, in Franklin Springs, Ga., the daughter of the late Allen Bunyan Scarboro and Florie Huggins Scarboro. A 1940 graduate of Cannon High School in Kannapolis, she married Luther Richard Honeycutt in 1940 and they enjoyed a long, loving marriage. She retired from Cannon Mills, Plant 1, sewing room in 1986 after 35 years of service.

She was a member of the Kannapolis Church of God in Kannapolis, where she was a member of the Pathfinder's Sunday School Class and was active in the Women's Ministries. She had been a resident of Kannapolis since her family moved from Georgia in 1936 with the exception of six years (1942-1949) in Wilmington.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Honeycutt was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Richard Honeycutt, who died in 2009; son-in-law Curtis W. Copley; brothers Allen B. Scarboro, Jr. and Howard W. Scarboro; sister Sarah T. Scarboro and Hazel Scarboro Vaughn.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Honeycutt Copley of Concord; two brothers, David H. Scarboro and Garland F. Scarboro, all of Kannapolis.

Service: A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 at Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Barbara Watkins officiating. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park.

Visitation: The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. prior to the service at Whitley's Funeral Home. At other times the family will be at their respective residences.

The family wishes to give a special "Thank You" to her church; her Bertha Street neighbors for their kind help over the past several years; and the staff of Universal Healthcare. Special friend and caretaker Revonda Hooks will always be remembered for her care and help.

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Published in Salisbury Post on Nov. 3, 2012
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