Lena Sarah Honaker Hitchcock, 74, passed away Monday, June 13, 2016, at her residence in Lewisburg, WV.
She was born March 17, 1942, at Ronceverte, WV, a daughter of Verdie Jackson Honaker and Elva Gertrude Morgan Honaker.
Lena was a business owner and attended Zion’s Light Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sons, Aaron Deskins and Mark Hitchcock; a grandson, Remington Anderson; son-in-law, Cecil Canterbury; and a brother, James “Jimmy” Honaker.
Survivors include daughters, Mindy Surgeon (Buddy) of Caldwell, WV, Lisa Canterbury of Union, WV, Jill Anderson (Ronnie) of Ronceverte, Angie Davis (V.J.) of Parsons, WV, and Misty Baker (Bart) of Ronceverte; daughter-in-law, Heather Craft of Alderson, WV; sister, Freda Davis (George) of Union; brothers, Jack Honaker, Joe Honaker (Wilda), Jerry Honaker (Leatha), and Judson Waldo Honaker, all of Ronceverte, and Jessie Honaker (Jesse) of Union; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 16, 2016, at 2 PM at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home Chapel in Ronceverte with Pastor Gary Baker officiating. Burial will follow in the Honaker Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 15, from 6-8 PM at the funeral home in Ronceverte.
The family wishes to express a special thank you to Lena’s caregivers, Amanda Frame, for the special care their mother received during her illness.
Flowers will be accepted, or donations of sympathy may be made in her memory to the ALS Association at ALSA.org.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the June 15, 2016, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.