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Virgil Ray Horton

Virgil Ray Horton, 59, of Celeste died December 20, 2007, at his home. Funeral services are planned for 2:00 PM, Sunday, December 23, 2007, at

Kingston Baptist Church with Ronnie Hickey officiating. Burial will follow at Hogeye-Celeste Cemetery in Celeste.

Visitation is from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, December 22, 2007, at Lynch Funeral Service.

Mr. Horton was born November 30, 1948, to David Woodson Horton and Ola Mae Greer Horton in Greenville. He was a member of Kingston Baptist Church and proudly served his country in the US Army. He was a retired groundskeeper from Celeste ISD.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Horton; two sons, Daniel Lorenz of Montana and Byron Garcia of Celeste; daughters Lois Sasser of Celeste, Margie Teague of Greenville, Tina Gillespie of Campbell and Rhonda Riskey of Celeste; brothers James Horton, Clifford Horton, Lloyd Horton, Paul Horton, Bobby Horton, Johnny Horton and Steve Horton; sisters Ruth Cook, Barbara Moody, and Mary Spradling; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Aubrey Horton and Jack Horton and sister Bertha Horton.

(December 22, 2007, The Greenville Herald Banner)

Submitted by Sarah Swindell

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