SHREVEPORT, LA- Funeral services celebrating the life of Vera L. Horton will be held at 12 noon, Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Rose-Neath's Southside Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. McKee Williams. Interment will follow in Centuries Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the funeral home.
Vera was born on April 16 in Zwolle, LA and passed away on February 17, 2013. She was a resident of Shreveport, a Baptist and retired after 15 years of service, with Wal-Mart, with which she considered her co-workers her second family.
Her beloved husband, James Horton preceded her in death, along with her parents, Effie and Archie Maddox and sons, Jerry and Michael Horton. She is survived by her son, James Horton, Jr. and daughters, Carol Lambing (Andy), Janice Doré, Marsha Horton (James); Theresa Alba (Tommy); numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Vera was one of six children including, Rayford, J.V., Willard, Jack and Charles Maddox.
Vera's family wishes to thank all of her caregivers through the years with whom her family shared much laughter and many tears.