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Myrtle Horn Honaker

April 13, 1942 October 6, 2019
Myrtle Horn Honaker
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Obituary for Myrtle Horn Honaker

Myrtle Horn Honaker, 77 years of age of Oakwood, VA, passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at the Commonwealth Assisted Living in Cedar Bluff, VA. Born April 13, 1942 in Grundy, VA, she was the daughter of the late Henry Curtis Horn Sr and Gracie Mae Kelly Horn.

Myrtle was of the Baptist faith and she enjoyed reading, sewing, word search puzzles and she loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was the last living member of her immediate family. Loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and dear friend.

In addition to parents, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Travis Waylon Cole; one infant sister, Beulah Horn; and five brothers, infant Lucian Horn, Gallie Cole, Henry Curtis Horn Jr, Hubbard Horn, and Edward “Ray” Horn.

Those left to cherish her memories include her daughters, Zondra Honaker Miller and husband Tony of Durham, NC, Rhonda Honaker Cole of Pounding Mill, VA, and Carla Honaker Rife and husband Ronnie of Oakwood, VA.

She is also survived by six grandchildren, Lucas Miller and wife Hannah of Apex, NC, Sean Miller and wife Sarah of Charlotte, NC, Tessia Cole Helton and husband Michael of Pounding Mill, VA, Trevor Cole of Richlands, VA, Alex Rife of Oakwood, VA and Zachary Rife of Oakwood, VA; nine great-grandchildren, Camden Cole, Laureli Miller, Trinity Cole, Charlie Miller, Zoie Helton, Carter Holmes, David Miller, Mila Cole, and Elijah Miller and special friend, Dawn Thomas.

The family would like to say a special thankyou to the PACE Program and the Commonwealth Assisted Living for the care that was given to Myrtle.

The family will receive friends at Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Burial will follow in the Kelly Family Cemetery on Compton Mountain in Pilgrims Knob, VA.

Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Rife, Alex Rife, Zachary Rife, Trevor Cole, Michael Helton, Tony Miller, Lucas Miller, Sean Miller, and Justin Holmes.

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The family of Myrtle Horn Honaker have entrusted the care of their loved one to the
Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, Virginia

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1:00 PM 10/9/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 10/9/2019 2:00:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Burial will follow in the Kelly Family Cemetery on Comptons Mountain in Pilgrims Knob, VA.

Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain
1020 Big Skeggs Road Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

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