Jean Garner Hockaday
Jean Garner Hockaday, 77, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 at her home.
A native of Durham County, she was the daughter of the late James Eli Garner and Sallie Cates. She was a longtime member of Brassfield Baptist Church and retired as a healthcare technician from Murdoch Developmental Center in Butner.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Creedmoor by Dr. Fred Williams. Burial will follow at Brassfield Baptist Church cemetery.
Surviving are her husband of sixty years, Reuben Ivan Hockaday of the home, a daughter, Bonnie Melissa Hockaday Frederick (Robert D.) of Christiansburg, Va., two sons, Reuben Ivan Hockaday Jr. of Creedmoor, Randy Lee Hockaday Sr. (Linda) of Creedmoor, sisters, Mildred “Moochie” Garner Foster of Swansboro, Amanda Garner DesGroseilliers of Garner, Joann Garner Smith of Swansboro, Fay Garner Thomas of Durham and a brother, John Garner of Sneads Ferry. She was preceded in death by sisters Sherri Garner Treece, Marsha Garner, adopted sister Kay Lewis and a brother Charlie Garner.
She is survived by six grandchildren, Amy Michelle Gasiewicz (Chris) of Wake Forest, Kayla Marie Wilcox (Graham) of Santa Fe, NM, Randy Hockaday Jr. (Amanda) of Colorado, Chad Hockaday (Megan), Jared Frederick, Ethan Frederick, and nine great-grandchildren.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Brassfield Baptist Church, 2072 NC Highway 96, Creedmoor, NC 27522.
Visitation will be held from 12:30-1:45 PM at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor prior to the service and other times at the home.