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F.K. Horton Jr.

Services for F.K. Horton Jr., of Wesson, were 11 a.m. today, May18 at Sylvarena Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Horton, 74, died May 14, 2005, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in New Orleans on Feb. 20, 1931, to Francis K.Horton Sr. and Mattie Elizabeth McIver.

He was a retired business manager. He was a veteran of theKorean War and served in the Navy. He was a member of the AmericanLegion. He was also a member of Sylvarena Baptist Church, where hewas a deacon for 40 years and taught the men’s Sunday schoolclass.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Lucile Watson Horton, of Wesson; hisdaughters, Letha H. Presley, of Wesson, and Alison H. Fryant andher husband, David, of Brandon; his son, Francis K. Horton III andhis wife, Angie, of Chaing Mae, Thailand; his brother, JamesHorton, of Arlington, Texas; his grandchildren, Emily Presley,Mattie Presley, Kennedy Horton, Katie Horton, Kelsey Horton, KonnerHorton, Jorja Montgomery and Anna Montgomery; and onegreat-grandchild, James Taylor Miller.