Linda Honaker

Linda Carol Honaker, 70, of Ronceverte, WV, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

Born December 21, 1946, in Union, WV, she was the daughter of Mason O'Dell Dowdy and Pauline Frances Burns Dowdy.

She was a receptionist for Dr. Sams' office. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. Linda was a member of the Ronceverte Baptist Church.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jeffery Franklin Honaker; an infant son, Jason Honaker; sisters, Rachel Defibaugh; and a brother, Rick Dowdy.

She is survived by a daughter, Julie Hackney of Ronceverte; grandchildren, Noah Hackney and Evan Hackney; sister, Kay Weikle and husband, Billy, of Organ Cave, WV; brother, Bobby Dowdy and wife, Barbara, of Fort Spring, WV; sister-in-law, Rita Dowdy of Princeton, WV; brother-in-law, Billy Defibaugh of Caldwell, WV; special aunt, Ila Mae Dowdy Morgan; special friends, Sally Dixon and Nancy Berry; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, October 8, 2017, at 3 PM at the Ronceverte Baptist Church with Pastor Andy Howdock officiating. Burial will follow at Greenbrier Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Lewisburg, WV.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Sunday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in her memory to Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home.

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Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary originally published in the October 6, 2017 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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