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Lona Belle Horton

July 21, 1941 ~ August 3, 2022 (age 81)

Obituary

Ms. Lona Belle Horton, age 81 of North Wilkesboro passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Monday, August 8, 2022 at Thankful Baptist Church with Rev. Willie Jackson and Rev. Ronald Howell officiating.  The body will be placed in the church from 12:00 noon until 1:00 PM prior to the service.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Sunday evening at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. 

Ms. Horton was born July 21, 1941 to Hettie Parsons Horton and Bynum Horton.  Ms. Horton retired from Holly-Farms after 27 years of service.  She was a member of Thankful Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son; Bruce Eric Horton and his father; Burke D. Carlton, two brothers; Vaughn C. Horton and Raford Horton, two sisters and a brother-in-law; Dalphne H. Barnes and husband Harrison and Artie Sue Barnes.

She is survived by her seven children; Dwight E. Horton of Oklahoma City, Vivian A. Fuller, Beverly D. Horton, Warren Jr. Horton, Yvonne H. Boles and Bonita K. Harless and Tonya M. Horton all of Wilkesboro, NC, eleven grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews, Don Hariston; a special friend who helped her daily until the Lord called her home, Maxine Carlton and Lula Carlton life-long friends and Garnett Clark, a dear friend. 

Pallbearers will be; Emmett Jacobs, Dwayne Carlton, Ed Lee Carlton, Josh Flemings, Harvey Fowler, Vincent Barnes and Nigel Carlton.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
August 7, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road, P.O. Box 1428
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Lie-in-State
Monday
August 8, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road, P.O. Box 1428
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
Monday
August 8, 2022

1:00 PM
Thankful Baptist Church
324 Thankful Church Road
Boomer, NC 28606

Interment following service
Monday
August 8, 2022

Thankful Baptist Church
324 Thankful Ch. Rd.
Boomer, NC 28606

Donations

American Cancer Society-National
PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123

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