- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 27 July 2011
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
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Funeral services for Lucille Horton, age 99 of Mount Vernon, were at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2011 at the Denton Baptist Church. Burial was in the Denton Cemetery with Rev. Dr. W. G. Lacy officiating.
Mrs. Horton was born June 7, 1912 in Franklin County to Leon and Cora Tennon Rutherford. She married Claude Horton in 1931. She was a homemaker and a member of the Denton Baptist Church.
She died Thursday, July 21 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1984, four infant children, and a brother, Sammy Rutherford in 1982.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Charles Henry and Carolyn Horton of Mount Vernon; two grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were A. J. Bell, David Hall, Joe Monroe, David Elliott, Stevie Evans, and Elmer Dunlap.