James R. “Jim” Horton

James R. “Jim” Horton

September 20, 2013

James R. “Jim” Horton, 73, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Helen Keller Hospital.

He was born in Alabama to Roy and Lucille Gober Horton. He owned and operated Horton’s BBQ, Horton’s Clothing Store and the Gulf Station for many years. He attended Community Center Baptist Church.

Services were Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013,  at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel, Red Bay, with Bro. Donald Raper and Bro. Rick Murrell officiating. Burial was in Burnout Cemetery.

Survivors include three children, Gina Raper and husband, Donald, of Madison, Tony Horton and wife, Lynette,  and Tammy Duncan and husband, Byron, all of Red Bay; two step children, Kristie Rhodes and husband, Dennis, of Purvis, Miss., and Kelly Stewart and husband, Brandon, of Houston, Texas; seven grandchildren, Joseph Raper, Taira Dotson and husband, Robert, Allyssa Horton, Anthony Horton, Mariah Horton, Tyler Duncan and Tiffany Thorne and husband, Heath; four great grandchildren, Kieli and Autumn Dotson, Jeremiah and Joshua Thorne; one step great grandchild, Gabriella Montoya; two brothers, Roy M. Horton and Bob Horton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Durell Horton.

Pallbearers were Joseph Raper, Anthony Horton, Tyler Duncan, Heath Thorne, Robert Dotson and Brad Ivy.

Franklin County

PHOTOS: NWSCC Phil Campbell campus presents ‘Shrek the Musical’

News

Russellville Main Street welcomes new executive director

News

BTCPA announces final production of season

News

Wynette Grammy finds home at Red Bay Museum

Franklin County

Northwest Shoals receives $1.3M to enhance rural healthcare education

Galleries

PHOTOS: RHS Musical Theatre presents ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Franklin County

Northwest Regional Library announces audiobooks by mail program

Franklin County

Republican primary run-off election for county commission seats takes place April 16

News

Historic Roxy Theatre celebrates 75th Anniversary with upcoming entertainment

Franklin County

PROGRESS 2024: Veteran Spotlight – Mark Dunbar

Franklin County

Franklin County makes seven drug trafficking arrests

Galleries

Why Knot car show cruises into downtown Russellville

News

Get free weather radio at VFDs

Franklin County

PCHS FBLA hosts Little Miss Dream Girl Pageant

Franklin County

PROGRESS 2024: Veteran Spotlight – Johnnie Pounders

Features

Sam Warf: From Tennessee to the White House and beyond

Franklin County

PROGRESS 2024: Veteran Spotlight – Mousey Brown

News

Russellville First Baptist Church receives historical marker

Franklin County

PROGRESS 2024: Meeting a higher standard – Russellville High School JROTC

News

RCS BOE announces new superintendent  

News

Miss Dream Girl Pageant names winners

Franklin County

First Metro Bank hosts FAME Girls’ Ranch donation drive

News

PCHS holds annual Shelby Grissom Memorial Fashion Show

Franklin County

PROGRESS 2024: VFW Post 5184 – ‘No One Does More For Veterans’

x