JONESBORO - Alta Horton, 93, of Jonesboro passed away Monday, June 7, 2021, at St. Bernards Medical Center.
She was born Oct. 20, 1927, in Pitts to Coy Atkinson and Irene Foster.
She was a homemaker and a member of Washington Avenue Church of Christ. She loved gardening, reading, sewing, her dogs and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren.
Alta was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 53 years, Carthel E. Horton, two daughters, Carlyn Regina "Gina" Horton and Deanna Cheryl Williams, and two brothers.
Those left behind to cherish the wonderful memories of Alta include four sons, Dan (Sue) Horton, Michael (Barbara) Horton, Ben Horton and Tracy Horton; one daughter, Frances Carol (Joe) Reese of California; grandchildren, Joey, Jolie, Christina, Marc, Matt, Lance, Allison, Megan, Kate and Chelsea; 15 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Linda Raines.
Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Johnson Cemetery at Cash. Visitation will precede the service from noon to 1 p.m. at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home, 1900 W. Washington Ave. in Jonesboro.
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