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Virginia L. Horton
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Obituary for Virginia L. Horton

"Loving wife, mother and grandmother"

Maggie Valley, Virginia L. Horton, age 88, passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Maggie Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A native of McComb Ohio, she was the daughter of the late William P. and Mary Catherine Lightfoot. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three sons, Robert Eugene, Kenneth Douglas and William Carl Smith; two brothers, William H. and Edwin Lightfoot and a sister, Sarah L. Rice. Virginia was a member of the Hendersonville Seventh-Day Adventist Church and attended the Waynesville Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Virginia was a kind and caring wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed tending to her flower garden and doing crossword puzzles. Most importantly, she was a beautiful child of God. In the words of her soulmate Bill, "Virginia was a jewel."

Virginia is survived by her husband, William H. Horton; son, Douglas Alan Smith, and his wife, Barbara; four grandchildren, Michael Stephen, Karen Elizabeth, Dawn Elisabeth and David Paul Smith; one great-granddaughter, Kacey Taylor Eichhorn; and one daughter-in-law, Dianne Smith.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October, 30, 2017 in the Waynesville chapel of Wells Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Sheridan and Pastor Bryan Myers officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Wells Funeral Home - Waynesville

296 North Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786





2:00 PM
Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home

296 N. Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786

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Green Hill Cemetery

106 South Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786


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