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Mrs. Betty Maude Williamson Horton was born on April 196, 1937 to the late Mrs. Maude West and James Otis Williamson in Neal, GA. She received her education in the Pike County School System.

Betty was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Mr. Robert E. Horton, Sr. and to this union six children were born. At an early age she received Christ and was a member of Neal Church in Neal, GA. She later joined  Mount Olive Baptist Church in Molena, GA.

She held several positions in her lifetime, but for the majority of her work life she served as a dietitian at Molena and Providence Nursing Homes.  She retired from Providence after thirty years of service. Betty also enjoyed interior designs, caring for her family and traveling.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Robert and one son Clifford “Skip” Horton. Five sisters Lillie Mae Tucker, Gussie Lucear, Virginia Whatley, Desiree “Marie” Dunlap, and Ida Ruth Parker. Five brothers, James Otis Jr.,  Leon, John, Roosevelt and Willie Ben Williamson. Betty transitioned peacefully on Sunday, August 26, 2018.

She leaves to cherish her memory five children, Stanley (Cynthia) Horton and Robert Earl Horton, Jr. both of Atlanta, GA; Mrs. Edna (Michael) White of Thomaston, GA; Mr. Tommy Horton, Sr. of Jonesboro, GA; and Mrs. Charlene (Corey) Parks of Lizella, GA A nephew who was raised like a brother, Mr. Marvin Lucear of Decatur, GA. Eighteen grandchildren and a host great-grandchildren. Four sisters-in-law, Mrs. Joann (Carl) Trice and Mrs. Ethel Eppinger both of Thomaston, GA. Mrs. Mae Bell Williamson of Miami, FL and Mrs. Patricia Knight of Concord, GA. One brother-in-law, Mr. Sonny Eppinger of Molena, GA. Two nieces, Mrs. Berniece Tucker Wiggins of NC and Ms. JoAnn Tucker of Thomaston, GA. A host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Funeral Services were held

Saturday, September 1, 2018

2:00 P.M.

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church

Interment Church Cemetery





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  • Wednesday, September 05, 2018
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  • Friday, September 14, 2018
    I'm very sorry for your loss. The bible provides words of comfort to help us cope, Rev 21:4; John 5:28,29. Even at times when we may feel we cant express ourselves in words, and tears flow, God(Psalm 83:18) can still hear us, Psalm 145:19. He soon promises to wipe away our tears and swallow up death forever, Isaiah 25:8
    ~ Nicole
  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    We're so sorry to hear you are grieving the loss of your dear loved one. May you find strength and some comfort in the words found in Nahum 1:7 which reads: ”Jehovah is good, a stronghold in the day of distress. He is mindful of those seeking refuge in him.” Our loving God cares about us and is ready to bring us comfort if we allow him (1John 5:14). He also has made the provision of a resurrection RIGHT HERE ON EARTH when it is restored into a beautiful paradise. Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your dear loved one? Find out more about this resurrection online at JW.ORG
    ~ R&R Lopez