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Carolyn J. Horton


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Carolyn J. Horton

Cordova, TN

Carolyn J. Horton, age 88, wife of the late Dr. Glenn E. Horton, passed away peacefully on May 7, 2017 surrounded by loving family members. In addition to her husband, she is predeceased by her parents, John Wesley and Louella Berry Jones and her brothers, Jerry Jones and Gary Jones. She is survived by her three daughters, whom she often referred to as her "Three B's", Elizabeth "Beth" Horton of Cordova, TN, Brenda Gichner (Dave) of Somerville, TN and Beverly Savage (Tony) of Rossville, TN; granddaughter, Freedom Scott (Jason) of Kennesaw, GA and great-granddaughter, Isabella Scott of Kennesaw, GA.

Carolyn was born December 14, 1928 in Beebe, Arkansas and lived most of her adult life in Germantown and Memphis, Tennessee. She was a member of St. George's Episcopal Church, the St. Nicholas Guild, the Memphis and Shelby County Women's Medical Auxiliary, the Brooks Art League, the Woman's Exchange, the Duration Club, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Nineteenth Century Club, a founding member of the Memphis Ecumenical Children's Association (MECA), which was the predecessor to Youth Villages, the English Speaking Union, Memories / Four Seasons, the Listener's Book Club, Le Livresque Book Club and the Merry Readers Book Club.

Carolyn received much pleasure in hosting family dinners. In addition to her family, her other passions included volunteering, reading, sewing, her friends, duck hunting with her husband vacationing in the Bahamas and summers spent at Horseshoe Lake with the extended family. She was lovingly cared for in her later years by her oldest daughter, Beth.

Visitation will be at 11 a.m., Monday, May 15 at St. George's Episcopal Church, 2425 S. Germantown Rd., Germantown, TN. Funeral Services will immediately follow at 12 Noon with Graveside Services at 2 p.m. in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Memphis.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make a donation to your .
Published in The Commercial Appeal from May 9 to May 12, 2017
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