Funeral service for Iva Sue Smith, age 90, of Fayetteville, TN, will be held at 12 PM on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at Higgins Funeral Home, with Pastor Tony Gaskin officiating. Burial will follow in the Flintville Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 10 AM until 12 PM on Saturday at Higgins.
Sue was born on October 10, 1932, in Gurdon, AR, to the late Hubert and Elsie Ruth Harris Covington. She enjoyed reading, sewing, tending to her flowers, and bird watching. Mrs. Smith was an avid UT fan (Go Big Orange!) and volunteered at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Museum. Sue was a member of the Kelso Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She passed away on March 8, 2023, at her residence.
Survivors include her daughter, Linda Honey Harrison; daughter-in-law, Connie Honey; grandchildren, Brad Harrison, Jonathan (Macie) Honey, and Robbie Honey; great-grandchildren, Hunter Harrison, Winston Honey, and Grayson Honey; several nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog, Toby. In addition to her parents, Sue was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Eugene “Bob” Honey; second husband, John L. Smith, Jr.; son, David Honey; and siblings, Catherine Smith, Jack Covington, and John Covington.
Memorials may be made to the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Animal Shelter, 1718 Pulaski Highway, Fayetteville, TN 37334, or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Iva Sue Smith.