Eloise Morgan Horton, 87, of Nantahala Community died Sunday, June 16, 2013 in Murphy Medical Center. She was a native of Macon County. She had worked for 30 years with the Macon and Pearson County Schools and after retirement in 1981, Eloise moved back to Nantahala. She loved traveling, camping, and reading. She was a member of Bethel Hill Baptist Church.
She was the daughter of the late Fred and Lexie Mashburn Morgan and the wife of 48 years of the late Thomas Upton Horton, who died March 19, 2003. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Ruby Jacobs and Evelyn Woods.
Surviving are a sister, Jessie Bateman of Topton; a brother, Gerald Morgan and wife, Judy of Topton; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 7:30 PM Wednesday, June 19, 2013 in the Bethel Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. Eugene Taylor, Tommy Helms, and Darrell Dockery officiating. Interment was held at 11:00 AM Thursday, June 20 in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Howell, James, and Justin Jacobs, Ronnie and Robbie Bateman, Carl LeQuire, Cody Roberts, and Mike Matheson.
The family received friends from 5:30 – 7:15 Wednesday evening at the Bethel Hill Baptist Church prior to the services.
Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews in charge of all arrangements.