BURLINGTON - Mrs. Ruby "Carol" Honeycutt, 75, of Burlington, died at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 at 1:35 p.m.
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A native of Braxton County, W.Va., she was the wife of the late Charles Thomas Honeycutt and the daughter of Price Nichols and Erma Jarvis Nichols, both deceased.
Carol was a member of Altamahaw Baptist Church, where she was secretary and treasurer of her Sunday school class and was in charge of sending cards to the sick and shut-ins. She was a volunteer with the Alamance County Meals on Wheels. She loved art and enjoyed drawing and painting. Carol made the best chocolate and peanut butter fudge and gave it as Christmas gifts to her family and friends. After many years of taking care of her family, she went back to school to get her CNA degree and then took care of her mother until her death.
Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Honeycutt Chase and husband Ken of Pawley's Island, S.C.; two sons, Gary Thomas Honeycutt and wife Susan of Burlington and Michael Charles Honeycutt and wife Stephanie of Gibsonia, Pa.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nephew, Lee Nichols of Durham; sister-in-law, Mary Lou McKenzie of McCalla, Ala.; and three nieces, Carol Witt and Kay Gwynn, both of McCalla, Ala., and Ruth Crist of Hueytown, Ala.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Diane Lynn Honeycutt; two brothers, Charles Nichols and Garrett Nichols; and a son-in-law, Mark Hoerner.
The funeral service will be conducted in the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Burlington on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. by Dr. Steve Tucker. Burial will follow in Alamance Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service in Burlington on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. At other times they will be at the home of Gary and Susan Honeycutt, 3005 Huffines Drive, Burlington, N.C.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alamance County Meals on Wheels, c/o First Presbyterian Church, 508 West Davis Street, Burlington, NC 27215 or the Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation, Pink Ribbon Fund, P.O. Box 202, Burlington, NC 27216.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the doctors and nurses in palliative care at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com.
Published in TheTimesNews.com from October 18 to October 19, 2012