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Crystal E. (Riley) Honaker


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Ave., Jackson, Ohio 45640

(p) 740-286-2010

Crystal E. (Riley) Honaker, age 59, passed away after an extended illness at Jewish Mercy Hospital in Cincinnati. She was born July 24, 1963, in Oak Hill to Crystal Mina (Mullins) Riley and the late Jack Riley.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her two sons, Jack Honaker, and Stephen Honaker; brothers, Jackie Riley (Donna Carter) and Shawn (Jobe) Riley; and nephew, Beau Riley; nieces, Evelyn, Cora and Abey Riley; and surrogate sister, Terri Wright.

In addition to her father, Jack, she is preceded in death by her husband, John Honaker.

Crystal graduated from Jackson High School in 1981. She graduated from nursing at Rio Grande in 1984. She met her husband, John in 1995 and together they started their family. She was a wife, mother, a nurse and always had a positive attitude. She loved arts and crafts. She loved to cook and loved cooking shows, especially on the Food channel.

Visitation will be held Saturday, April 8, 2023, from 1-3 PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral services will immediately follow at 3:00. Burial will follow at the convenience of the family at a later date in Fairmount Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to


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