Funeral service for Lonnie Franklin Horton was March 23, 2020 at Wilson Mortuary Chapel, Viburnum, with Pastor Elvie Hedrick officiating and son Lonnie James Horton sharing the eulogy.
Interment was in the Barton Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Lonnie James Horton, Johnnie Horton, Gary Lee Asher II, Brent Horton, Tyler Horton, Chris Horton, Devin Horton and Jimmie Horton. Honorary pallbearers were Frankie Boyd, Mark Horton, Greg Horton, Mike Horton, Randy Higgs, Jason Higgs, Peyton Owens and Melton Spencer.
Mr. Horton was born May 4, 1967 in Ironton to James Lee and Mary Gale (Volner) Horton. He married Jennifer Carol Emery June 10, 2006. They shared four children. Mr. Horton died March 17, 2020 in St. Louis at the age of 52 years.
Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Horton, Doniphan; children, Lonnie James Horton, Desoto; Rachel Barrow, Doniphan; Frankie Boyd and partner, Abby, Salem; and Johnnie Horton (Boyd) and wife, Amber, Arizona; brothers, Mark Horton and partner, Danielle, Caledonia; Jimmie Horton, Ironton; Greg Horton and wife, Joyce, Bixby; and Mike Horton, Doniphan; sister, Kimberly Statler and husband, Terry, Belgrade; grandchildren, Peyton, AddaLynn, Lane, Quentin, Lucian and Greyson; five nieces; seven nephews; and a host of extended family and friends.
Preceding him in death were his parents; infant son, Landon Tyler Gray Horton; and granddaughter, Kayleigh Horton (Boyd).
Mr. Horton was a man of faith and was baptized October 19, 2014 at First Baptist Church, Doniphan.