Dessie Nell "Pat" Honaker


Dessie Nell "Pat" Honaker, 92, of San Angelo went to be with the Lord on January 11, 2019 in San Angelo.

Pat was born June 5, 1926 in Crockett, Texas to Charlie and Annie Beard Sharp. She grew up in East Texas and graduated from high school in Crockett, Texas. After high school, she received an associate degree in business.

Pat met the love of her life, William Adams Honaker, while he was attending Texas A&M University. They were married on January 29, 1948. Pat and Bill made their home in Fort Stockton, on the family ranch and raised three sons. Pat was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who devoted her life to her family.

She was tough and strong and could do just about anything on the ranch and was extremely independent as well. In her spare time, she loved playing bridge, china painting, and finding antiques.

Pat was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in Fort Stockton and had an incredible faith in the Lord. Her sharp wit and great love of the Lord and her family will remain in our hearts forever and we will dearly miss her.

Pat was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bill and several brothers and sisters. She is survived by her sons, Glenn Honaker and his wife Karen, of Fort Stockton, Rick Honaker and his wife Tam, of San Angelo and Terry Honaker of Balmorhea; her sister, Winnie Garrett and her husband Bill, of Orange, TX, her Grandchildren, Jody Bartel, Sarah Honaker, Wade Honaker, Samantha Echtler, Tanner Honaker and Taylor Honaker; She is also survived by her Great-Grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to First United Methodist of Fort Stockton or a charity of your choice.

The Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday Jan. 17, 2019, at East Hill Cemetery in Fort Stockton with Rev. Nealy Landrum officiating.

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