Jeanne Dianne Horton was born January 26, 1955 in Florence, AL the daughter of the late James and Margaret Stoddard. She was united in marriage to the late Tommy Joe Horton Sr. on July 29, 1977. Jeanne loved helping children which led to her career with TN Department of Children Services; she retired after 28 years. Jeanne was a positive influence in the lives of children and families that she helped all throughout southern middle Tennessee. She enjoyed reading and helping animals.
Jeanne departed this life on July 20, 2023 in at the age of 68 Years, 5 Months, 24 Days.
Jeanne is survived by a daughter, Haley Horton Meares of Florence, AL; two sons, Joey Horton Jr. of Cypress Inn, TN, Colby Lange of Hoover, AL; a brother, Dr. David Stoddard of Florence, AL; two grandchildren, Jamison Meares, Jett Meares and fiancé Barry Lyle of Muscle Shoals, AL.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Horton was preceded in death by a brother, Dr. Jimmy Stoddard.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 25, 20223 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM and Wednesday, July 26, 2023, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM service time at Shackelford Funeral Directors at Collinwood, TN.
Services will be held on July 26, 2023,at 11:00 AM at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Collinwood, Tennessee with Kevin Dillen officiating. Burial will follow in the Darby Cemetery at Cypress Inn, Tennessee with Shackelford Funeral Directors assisting the family.