Mr. Everett Horton, age 78, Jonesborough, passed away on March 22, 2012, at Unicoi County Hospital.
Mr. Horton was a native of Hillsville, VA, and son of the late Roy Cullen and Norma Gladys Nester Horton. In addition to his parents, Mr. Horton was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie P. Barlow Horton.
He was a member of First Christian Church, Hillsville, VA.
Mr. Horton was an Air Force Veteran.
He worked at AFG Industries, Kingsport, for over 40 years.
Survivors include: son, Everett L. Horton Jr. and wife, Jo Anne, Jonesborough; daughter, Janice Greene, Johnson City; sister, Faye B. Suarez and husband, Burnie, Florida; grandchildren, Melissa Bennett and husband, Bobby, James L. Greene and wife, Elizabeth; step-grandchildren, Doug Frosley and wife, Lisa, Carla Morgan and husband, Charlie; four great grandsons; special friends, Bill Holloway and wife, Frankie, Lee Stanley and wife, Bonnie, and Bob White and wife, Sandy.
Interment services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Mountain Home National Cemetery with the Rev. Charlie Morgan officiating.
The family will receive friends from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home prior to the service. Pallbearers will be Doug Frosley, Matthew Greene, Storm Bennett, Stone Bennett, Bobby Bennett and James Greene. Honorary pallbearer will be Rick Parker and Billy Joe Gibson.
A special thank you to social workers, Chris Martin at the VA Medical Center and Jennifer Cox at the Center on Aging and Health.
Condolences may be sent to the Horton family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821