Funeral service for Mr. Thomas Shelton Honey, age 95, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 2 PM on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Black and Neil Honey officiating. Burial will follow next to his wife, Pauline Brown Honey, in Kelso Cemetery.
Mr. Honey was born on February 13, 1923 in Kelso, TN to the late Rob Carroll and Ola Mae Reynolds Honey. He graduated from Flintville High School. He later served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked as a paint chemist quality control specialist at Caldwell Chemical Coatings and was a member of Washington Street Church of Christ. Mr. Honey passed away on July 30, 2018 at Donalson Care Center.
Survivors include his son, Anthony (Kay) Honey of Lynchburg, TN; daughter, Rhonda (Randy) Wilbanks of Park City, TN; grandchildren, Robyn (Paul) Fletcher, Neil (Julie) Honey, Wesley (Kelly) Wilbanks, and Zachary (Erica) Wilbanks; great-grandchildren, Ben Fletcher, Maecy Fletcher, Katy Fletcher, Rylee Kay Honey, Livvy Honey, Caiden Wilbanks, and Baylin Wilbanks; and special friend, Eldora Blackwelder. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his brothers, J.D., Knox, Robert, and Henry Honey, and sisters, Alease Harrington and Daisy Wells.
Visitation with the family will be held at 5 PM until 8 PM on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Thomas Shelton Honey.