William Ray Horne

Published 9:44 am Thursday, July 14, 2011

William Ray Horne, 90, of Columbus died July 12, 2011. He was the son of the late Jessie Monroe and Cora Collins Horne and husband of Mildred Holbert Horne.
He was a member of Mill Creek Church of the Brethren and Mill Spring Veterans Lodge. He served in the U.S. Army as a medic during WWII.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Bill Horne of Green Creek; four daughters, Juanita Odel (Floy) of Sunny View, Marilyn Horne and Regina Pate (Rick), both of Green Creek, and Laura Saenger (Mike) of Hickory, N.C.; four sisters, Geneva Harrell of Bakersville, N.C., Imogene Burns of Inman, S.C., Janice Fagan of Green Creek and Linda Horne of McAdenville, N.C.; 10 grandchildren, Kim Odel, Kelly Bradley, Lee Bradley, Brandon Horne, Ashley Horne, Rebecca Horne, Joseph Pate, Jacob Pate, Miles Saenger and Will Saenger; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, July 15 at Mill Creek Church of the Brethren Fellowship Hall. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary, conducted by Rev. Steven Abe and Rev. Allen McKinney. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made in memory of Brandon Horne to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 4530 Park Rd, #240, Charlotte, N.C. 28209.
Condolences may be left at www.pettyfuneralhome.com.
Petty Funeral Home& Crematory, Landrum.

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