Mrs. Martha Horton Honeycutt, 81, of Madison, Alabama, passed away on April 28, 2020, at her home with family and friends at her side. Mrs. Honeycutt was born in Marks, MS on December 17, 1938, to Harry Lee Horton and Nora Youngblood Horton. In January, 1939, the family moved to Grenada County from the Mississippi Delta. She was a graduate of John Rundle High School in Grenada, Mississippi. She married John Hervey Honeycutt on June 13, 1959; and, they moved to Starkville, MS, for her husband to complete his senior year at MS State University in mechanical engineering. They moved to Huntsville, AL, in June, 1960, as her husband had accepted at job at Redstone Arsenal.
Mrs. Honeycutt was a member of Asbury Methodist Church, Madison, AL.
Mrs. Honeycutt was a homemaker for several years raising their three children. Her interests were cooking, sewing, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends. She later became the Office Manager for Dr. J. Robert Johnson at The Occupational Health Center for about thirty years before retirement.
Due to current conditions with the Corona Virus and CDC recommendations, a family (only) visitation will be held at Legacy Chapel Funeral Home in Madison on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. followed by a private family (only) graveside service at 12:15 p.m. at Huntsville Memory Gardens with Dr. Alan Weatherly officiating.
Mrs. Honeycutt is survived by her husband, John Hervey Honeycutt, of almost 61 years, son John Hervey Honeycutt, Jr. and his wife Terri of Madison, daughter Jeanne H. Turner of Madison, daughter Christie H. Serrano and her husband John of Huntsville; four grandchildren: Terri Lynn Turner, John Wesley Turner, Trey Honeycutt, and Megan Serrano; and a great granddaughter, Amber Bowab; two brothers: Harold L. Horton and his wife, Mary, of Madison, AL, and Donald C. Horton and his wife, Diana, of Foley, AL; three sisters: Barbara Horton Woods of Grenada, MS, Brenda Horton Tilghman of Tupelo, MS, and Debra Horton Burt of Texarkana, TX. She is, also, survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and many special friends that she loved so much.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Alabama Children’s Home, 1404 16th Avenue, S.E., Decatur, AL 35601.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Legacy Chapel Funeral Home, Madison, AL.