Joyce McIntyre Horton

Published 6:04pm Thursday, July 11, 2013

Joyce Mary McIntyre Horton, 79, of Columbus passed away July 10, 2013 at White Oak Manor. She was the daughter of the late Elphus and Leona Durham McIntyre and wife of Dean Horton.

She was a member of Peniel Baptist Church and a Tupperware manager for 11 years. She was a great Christian wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a talented seamstress for her family and shared her skills with her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Dennis Horton; a daughter, Deanna Hardin (Steve); grandchildren, Erin McNeill (Chad), Justin Horton (Victoria), Jared and Holly Horton, Emily and Leah Hardin; great-grandchildren, Anslee and Addi McNeill, and Kadence Wilkie; a brother, Harold McIntyre; and three sisters, Margaret Horton, Hazel Splawn and Jane Haynes.

She was predeceased by a son, Billy Horton.

The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2013 at Peniel Baptist Church with the service following at 2 p.m. at the church conducted by Rev. Mike Davis, Rev. Steve Price and Rev. Bill Pate.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Drive, Columbus, N.C. 28722.

The family is at the home 474 Red Fox Road.

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