of Jonesboro, AR
October 20, 1927 - June 7, 2021
Alta Horton, 93, of Jonesboro, passed away Monday, June 7, 2021 at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born October 20, 1927 in Pitts, AR to Coy Atkinson and Irene Foster. She was a homemaker and a member of Washington Avenue Church of Christ. She loved gardening, reading, sewing, her dogs and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren.Alta was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 53 years, Carthel E. Horton; two daughters, Carlyn Regina ''Gina'' Horton and Deanna Cheryl Williams; and two brothers.Those left behind to cherish the wonderful memories of Alta include four sons, Dan (Sue) Horton, Michael (Barbara) Horton, Ben Horton and Tracy Horton; one daughter, Frances Carol (Joe) Reese of CA; grandchildren, Joey, Jolie, Christina, Marc, Matt, Lance, Allison, Megan, Kate and Chelsea; 15 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Linda Raines.Graveside services will be 1:30 pm Thursday at Johnson Cemetery in Cash. Visitation will precede the service from 12 pm to 1 pm at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home, 1900 West Washington Avenue in Jonesboro. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas at www.foodbankofnea.org/donate
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Dear Dan & Sue - Our heartfelt thoughts and love are with you in the loss of your mother - Bob & Carolyn
Alta has been a part of our family for nearly 40 years. We love her and all of the Horton family. I praise our God that she is happy and rejoicing with her husband, Gina and my precious sister Dena. Oh what a reunion! Much love to all the Horton family. Thank you for sharing Alta with us all these years.
So sorry to hear about Alta. Want to send my condolences to the family. I went to church with Alta and my mom worked with her for years. Pat (Wilcockson) Morris
Dear Dan and Sue,You have my sincere condolences to you and your family. Gerald