February 10, 1941 - June 26, 2018
Sally Elkins Honley was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on February 10, 1941 to Morris Dean and Lettie Mae Elkins. She died Tuesday June 26, 2018 at her home in Anna, TX.
Sally grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana with her sisters Lou Larson and Deannie Rayburn. She graduated from Fairpark High School in 1959. Sally worked at Caddo Parish ISD from 1978-1979. In 1979 Sally moved to Texas and began working for Plano ISD as a food service manager from 1979 to 1997.
While working for Plano ISD, Sally also worked for Spring Creek Bible Church caring for the children in the nursery from 1981-1994. During this time Sally earned her Associates Degree in Culinary Arts from El Centro College.
After 18 years with Plano ISD, Sally was hired as a restaurant manager for the Harvey Hotel in Plano where she worked for three years and then for Marriott Hotel for another 3 years. Sally went on to be a cafeteria manager in McKinney ISD for a number of years before retiring in 2013. While working for Plano ISD, Sally won the prestigious Louise Sublette Award of Excellence which is considered the highest honor a school nutrition manager can earn. In 2002 Sally moved to Anna, Texas to be close to her family.
Sally enjoyed attending her daughter’s and grandchildren’s sporting events, competitions and other activities such as horse shows, dog sports, track, t-ball, soccer and Quidditch. From the time when Sally was just a little girl to well past her retirement she always enjoyed taking vacation trips to Galveston, Texas. She loved the ocean and the town of Galveston. Sally was a loving mother who always took pride in her children and grandchildren.
Sally was preceded in death by her parents Morris Dean Elkins and Lettie Mae Fort; sister, Lou Larson; son, Greg Honley; and daughter, Stacey Kirk.
Sally is survived by her sister, Deannie Rayburn; daughter, Lou Lehrmann; Son-in-Law, Kyle Lehrmann; and grandchildren, John and Greg Hunter and Paige Lehrmann and her beloved poodle Oliver. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Messiah Lutheran Church located at 1801 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, Texas 75075.
“The Lord is my Shephard, I shall not want.” Psalm 23:1
Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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