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Marlin Clarence Horton

Published 1:38pm Wednesday, December 18, 2013

December 16, 2013 

Funeral for Marlin Clarence Horton, 83, of Hartselle was Thurs., Dec. 19, at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dewitt Crowe officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.

Burial was in Holly Pond Cemetery in Cullman County.

Mr. Horton died Mon., Dec. 16, 2013, at his residence. He was born May 9, 1930, in Cullman County to Art Horton and Grace Ilene Scott Horton.

He was a member of Southwest Baptist Church and was the owner of an auto body shop. He was also a U.S. Army-Korean War veteran. He was preceded in death by a son, Glen A Horton; his parents; and a sister, Ola Gay Estes.

He is survived by his wife, Bettie Joyce Horton of Hartselle; daughter-in-law, Sharon G. Horton of Cullman; four brothers, Joel Horton, J.C. Horton and wife Evelyn, Millard Horton and wife Jackie of Cullman and Donald Horton and wife Pat; and a sister, Thelmar William and husband Ben of Cullman, and a granddaughter, Jessica Lauren Horton of Cullman.

Pallbearers were Bobby Burks, Loyd Flack, Paul Bishop, Kenny Hays, Dickie Glenn and Gilmer Ellis.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Glenn Horton Scholarship Fund, Wallace State Future Foundation, P.O. Box 568, Hanceville, AL 35077 or call 256-352-8046 or


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