Morgan Smith Horton
Posted By Sparta Live | August 2, 2004 12:00 am
Morgan Smith “Buster” Horton, 87, formerly of Sparta, passed away July 30, 2004.
Horton was born Jan 28, 1917, in White County to Ray Horton and Stella Horton.
He was a retired engineer with L and N Railroad.
Horton served the U.S. during World War II.
Horton was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Zelma Teeples Horton; one sister, Dorothy McClure; and two brothers, Otto L. Horton and James Robert Horton.
Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Horton Boatman and her husband Howard; one son, Wilmer L. Horton; two grandchildren, Patricia Renae Carter, Todd Beatman and wife Mary; one great grandchild; three sisters, Nan Million, Doris Collins and husband Kenneth, Betty Shockley and husband H.E.; special friend, Christy Garrett; and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 10 a.m., Aug. 3, 2004, graveside at Mt. Gilead Cemetery. Bro. John Murphy will officiate.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.