Judith Evans Houston, 77, of Franklin, NC, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Judith was born July 19,1944 in Macon County, NC, to the late C. J. Evans, Jr. and Margie Stanfield Evans. She was retired from the Macon County School System and was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church where she helped in the nursery. She loved working the switchboard at Angel Hospital, and also enjoyed cooking, crafting, canning, quilting, was an avid reader and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, David S. Houston; son, Josh David Houston (Jessica) of Hendersonville, NC; two daughters, Shelley Mehaffey Pritchett (Michael Yates) of Belews Creek, NC and Heather Houston Belcher (Joe) of Franklin, NC; a step-daughter, Sherri Lynn Houston of Franklin, NC; brother, Ronnie Evans (Jean) of Franklin, NC; three grandchildren, Hannah Houston Covington (Deven), David Sloan Houston, Lola Grace Houston; one great-grandchild, Clayton Joe Covington.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Tommy Evans and a sister, Lora Luanne Lowe.
A funeral service will be held Friday, July 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Pine Grove Baptist Church, with Rev. Greg Rogers officiating. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 pm prior to the service at the church.
Pallbearers will be Glenn Holland, Tony Holland, Clay Peek, David Pickartz, Jerry Arnold, and Lane Cabe. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Hooper and Billy Gibson.
The family would like to express a special thanks to Four Seasons Hospice and Highlands Cashiers Hospital for the wonderful care of Judith.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that memorials be made to charity of your choice.
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Houston family. Online condolences can be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is serving the Houston family.
Online condolences may be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.
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