Evelyn Reaber McCalla, 81, of Iva, wife of the late Mattox P. ‘Mac’ McCalla, Jr., died Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at her home. She was born in Providence, RI to the late Karl Reaber and Edith Levenson Reaber.
Affectionately known as ‘Honey’, Mrs. McCalla was employed as an administrative office assistant for Dr. Anne Young in Anderson and retired from Anderson County Registration and Elections. She enjoyed involvement in the Mt. Carmel Yacht Club and playing Solitaire on the computer. Honey was a member of Smyrna United Methodist Church. Family was most important to her, bringing much happiness and joy.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Cynthia Reaber and Carolyn Hughes.
Honey is survived by two sons, Mac ‘Little Mac’ McCalla, III of Lake Secession and Ike McCalla of Seneca; a daughter, Nancy Sanders (Jeff) of Elberton, GA; five grandchildren, Ashley Ashley (Chris), Alyssa McCalla, Isaac McCalla, Kristina McCalla, and Matt McCalla; and two great-grandchildren, Allie and Weslee.
A family graveside service will be held 11:00AM, Saturday, January 2, 2021 in Iva City Cemetery with Rev. Donnie Murdock officiating.
The family is at the home in Iva.
Memorial contributions, in memory of Honey, may be sent to Hospice of the Upstate, Rainey Hospice House, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.
A message of the condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.harrisfuneral.com.
Harris Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Abbeville is assisting the McCalla family.