Lydia Honaker

Lydia Jane Honaker (Keen)

Tuesday, August 14th, 1945 - Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Lydia Jane Honaker, a life-long resident of Russell County, passed away on Monday at the age of 73. Preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Norman “Butch” Honaker, Lydia was a loving and devoted mother of Norma Jean Honaker of Bristol, Tennessee; and, Elisa Dye and husband, David of Swords Creek.

Lydia loved a good cup of coffee, a book, her beloved pets, her grandchild, Holly Dye Blankenship and husband, Chaz, and her great-grandchildren, Macie, Cambrie, and Parker. Daughter of the late John T. and Stella Keen of Lynn Springs, Lydia will be fondly remembered by her surviving siblings, Gaynelle Street and husband, Emory of Honaker; John B. Keen and wife, Norma of Claypool Hill, Stanley Keen and wife, Boneda of Swords Creek, and Thomas Dean Keen and wife, Betty of Swords Creek.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM Friday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dennis White officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Virginia.

Pallbearers will be Brian Messer, Gary Keen, John Keen, Jr, Ben Price, Danny Keen and James Street.

The family will receive friends at Honaker Funeral Home after 6 PM Thursday.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 18th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Thursday, April 18th, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, April 19th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, April 19th, 2019 2:00pm
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Dennis White
  • Interment

    Greenhills Memory Gardens


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Posted at 07:53pm
I am so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you. Melissa and Joe Robinette

The Moore Family

Posted at 06:38pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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