(LINEVILLE) The funeral for Harold R. Horton, 85, of Lineville will be Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Brandon Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Bethel East Baptist Church Cemetery, Woodland.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday before services begin.

Mr. Horton passed away Sunday, June 6, at Tanner-East Alabama Medical Center in Wedowee.

A Georgia native, Mr. Horton was born Feb. 25, 1936, the son of Coy and Nannie L. Veneable Horton. He was Baptist by faith and a self-employed truck driver.

Survivors include his three daughters, Ann East (Wendell) of Millerville, Deborah Phillips of Lineville and Lori McCain (Tim) of Mellow Valley; three sons, Roger Horton of Tuscaloosa, Dale Horton (Gina) of Carrollton, Ga., and David Horton (Judy) of Woodland; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Ruby Maxwell of Tennessee; and special companion, Margaret Stillwell. Mr. Horton was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Helen Horton; and grandson, Bryan East.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Phillips, Greg Phillips, Noah Horton, Bradley B. Horton, Anthony Wood and Tommy Overton.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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