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Honnie Bryant Woodby, age 90, of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation in Spruce Pine. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Wilce and Dicey Adkins Bryant and wife of Bill Woodby who passed away in 2015. She was also preceded in death by her sons: Ronnie and Albert Woodby; sisters: Connie Bryant, Aleatha Hensley and Ella Ward and brothers: Rotha, Fletcher, Howard and Richard Bryant. Honnie enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was well known for her beautiful flower garden and her canning abilities.
Surviving are her children: Brenda Johnson (Elihu) of Marion, Patricia Thomas (Scott) of Burnsville, Pamila Young (Jeff) of Green Mountain, Marcia Robinson (Randall) of Burnsville, Billy Woodby (Samantha) of Burnsville and Danny Woodby (Denise) of Burnsville; daughters-in-law: Tammy Woodby and Marilyn Woodby; twenty one grandchildren; thirty two great-grandchildren and one great, great-grandchild. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 9th in the chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Cecil Hensley will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the services at the funeral home. Graveside services will follow in the Woodby Cemetery with Rev. Donnie Bryant officiating. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Meals on Wheels of Yancey County at 503 Medical Campus Drive, Burnsville, NC 28714.