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August 21, 1932 - May 21, 2018

Burial Date: May 25, 2018

Regina Lee “Honey” Adams

Proverbs 24:33

“Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep.”

On Monday, May 21st, 2018, our most cherished, Regina “Honey” Adams passed away peacefully in her sleep in the comfort of her home at Crab Orchard. She was in her 85th year.

Known affectionately as “Honey” all her life, Regina Lee Barr was one of seven children. She was born on August 21st, 1932, at Wood Bay, the daughter of the Arthur and Louise Rutherford Barr. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Herbert and Donald Barr and a sister, Wilma Whittaker. Regina is the fond sister of Danny Barr, Patty “Sissy” Johnson and Connie Cadle.

Honey will be remembered as an amazing cook, she enjoyed gardening, laughing with her sisters and travelling. Honey loved going to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge with her daughters and granddaughters. These memories will sustain us now.

In addition to the her family, Honey leaves to cherish her memory her beloved children, Judy Ballard, Johnny Baker, Jimmy Baker and his wife, Leslie, Debbie Voloski and her husband, Tom, Carla Brunty and her husband, Daniel and Tonia Garcia and her fiance Mark. She was the proud grandmother of 21 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Honey was blessed to have a best friend, Sue Meadows. Honey’s life was not without its challenges. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard, daughter, Patty and son, Richard, and now, “Oh Glad Reunion.

On Friday, May 25th at 1:00 pm there will be a “Service of Remembrance” for our dear Honey in the Melton Mortuary Chapel. The Rev. Mr. William Donald Wise will be officiating. Honey will be entombed in the Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum. The honor of carrying Honey has been given to, Daniel Brunty, James Frame, Tom Voloski, Joe Voloski, Mark Allen and Jimmy Baker. The family will be receiving friends at 12 noon on Friday.

At this time the family would like to give thanks for the blessing of Honey’s caregivers, Sue Meadows and Rita Cunningham.

And now we must say good bye. We loved you but God loved you best……until the day breaks and the evening shadows fall, you shall live in our hearts.