Betty S. Locke Horton was born November 26, 1942 in Selmer, TN the daughter of the late Estell T. and Vadell Hicks Locke.
She was united in marriage to Gerald Horton on November 25, 1964.
Mrs. Horton was a homemaker and a member of the Antioch Church of Christ in Ramer, Tennessee. She enjoyed collecting figurines and Barbie Dolls. She also loved her flowerbeds and looking at Christmas lights.
Mrs. Horton departed this life on August 8, 2012 in Southaven, Mississippi at the age of 69 Years, 8 Months, 13 Days. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Gerald Horton of Ramer, TN; a daughter, Lisa Horton of Alamo, TN; a grandchild, Clinton Gregory Horton of Ramer, TN; five sisters: Martha Bess (Locke) Ashe and husband Charles of Selmer, TN, Brenda (Locke) Derryberry and husband Terry of Ramer, TN, Rubye (Locke) Mathis and husband Owen of Selmer, TN, Jimmie (Locke) Crowe and husband Richard of Selmer, TN, and Kaye (Locke) Massengill of Ramer, TN; and one brother, Dwight Estell Locke and wife Freida of Selmer, TN.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Horton was preceded in death by her grandparents, Van and Etta Locke; a sister, Peggy Jo (Locke) Kyle; a niece Melinda Derryberry Young; and a nephew, Ricky Kyle.