of Leslie, AR
October 14, 1930 - April 11, 2022
Clifford Horton, age 91 of Leslie, Arkansas passed from this life on Monday, April 11th, 2022 at his home. He was born in Rock Springs, Arkansas on October 14th, 1930 to Rex Horton and Letha Ragland Horton.Clifford was a Korean War Veteran of the United States Army. He received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during action. He was a farmer by trade and spent many years growing Searcy County strawberries and tomatoes. He enjoyed playing the guitar, hunting and fishing. Clifford had a wonderful sense of humor and his strong presence will be greatly missed by his family.Survivors include his children, Sandi Horton and husband Lamar of Marshall and Rita Smith and husband Michael of Springdale; grandchildren, Jessy Cassell and husband Cody of Marshall and Justin Horton of Helena Montana; great-grandchildren, Laney Blackwell, Grayson Blackwell, Lilly Blackwell, Brayden Cassell, Webster Cassell, Daylon Hampton and Samantha Horton; sister, Edna Watts of Leslie; his little Chihuahua, constant companion and friend, Frosty; and numerous extended family and friends who will mourn his passing.Clifford is preceded in death by his parents, Rex and Letha Horton; his wife of 54 years, Ethel Lillian Jackson Horton who passed away in 2007; one daughter, Jeanette Horton; and granddaughter, Jamie Horton.Graveside services for Clifford will be 1:00 PM Friday, April 15th, 2022 at Cypert Cemetery near Marshall, Arkansas with Bro. Kenny McDaniel officiating. Visitation will be 6:00 till 8:00 PM Thursday, April 14th, 2022 at Roller-Coffman Chapel in Marshall, Arkansas. Clifford will be laid to rest with Military Honors. Bearers will be Jarrett Watts, Ricky Watts, Dirk Watts, Gerald Ragland, Roy Dale Ragland and Randy Ragland.The family would like to express a special thank you to Clifford's caregivers, Legacy Hospice, Lisa Jones, Cheryl Ross, Sam Jackson, Tammy Deckard, Rachel Bellard and Lynette Brenaman.
Our deepest sympathy at the loss of your loved one.
I am so sorry for the passing of your father. I appreciate his service to our country.
Condolences to the family and friends who will mourn his passing, may God bless and comfort you all. So sorry Jess to hear about your Grandpa prayers for you and the family.
We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family and friends. Mike enjoyed delivering propane to Clifford for many years.
Girls, we are very sorry for your loss. I always counted Clifford a friend. He was a good man
So sorry for loss. We are keeping you in our prayers.
Sandi and Family . our sympathy to you in the loss of your Dad. Prayers and comfort to you in the days ahead.
I am so sorry to hear about you our loss. I am praying for love and comfort for you all.
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Your family will be in our prayers.
Dear Jessy and Family, I just wanted you to know that I am going to really miss your Poppy . He was a good decent man. It's going to leave a huge empty spot in my heart. I enjoyed my time with him and Frosty! Love and prayers
Rita, Sandi and families. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Fly high on your angel wings Mr. Clifford.
I am sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort and peace
So sorry for your loss. Enjoyed visiting with him during my years at Harps. God Bless
Sandi, Rita and families,I’m so sorry for your loss..Prayers for comfort and peace during this most difficult time..
Our deepest sympathy
We will miss you Poppie.
Clifford was an awesome neighbor and he is going to be greatly missed out here just go by a waving at him . WS zlwaysa pleasure. He was always on the porch on nice days. Out thoughts and prayers to the entire familty for peace an comfort during this most di time.Barbara CliftonDarrell&Jeanie