EASTLAND – Johnnie Honea, 78, passed away Tuesday, December 28, 2010 in Abilene. Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday December 31, 2010 at the First Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Eastland City Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home. There will be no set visitation.
Johnnie was born November 27, 1932 to Floyd and Alma (Poe) Honea in Eastland. Johnnie married Mary Florine Huffman on February 24, 1946 in Cisco, TX. He was in the Korean War while in the Army. Johnnie worked at Hollywood Vasseritte for 25 years as a mechanic and Lone Star Gas Co. for 16 years as a gas plant operator until he retired. Johnnie loved to do his dirt work, hunt, fish and spend time with family. He really enjoyed his 3 amigos time. Johnnie loved to spend time with his beloved friend Peggy Robinson.
He is preceded in death by his wife and parents.
He is survived by his sons, Wayne Honea of Eastland and Dr. Ricky Honea and wife Vickie of Lubbock; daughter, Debbie Jernigan and husband Bryant of Brownwood; grandchildren, Brody Honea, Ricky Jr. Honea, Ryan, Alisha, Casey and Mary Jernigan; and numerous other family members and a whole host of friends.