Bonnie Sue Horton

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Bonnie Sue Horton, of Berryville, AR, was born Nov. 13, 1931 in Clinton, AR, a daughter of Ernest M. and Ruby R. (Hunnicutt) Smith. She departed this life Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 in Berryville, at the age of 81.

Bonnie's life was devoted to her husband, children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews, all of whom brought joy to her life. She was an accomplished cook and loved nothing better than hosting family dinners. She was member of the Berryville United Methodist Church. She dearly loved her church and church family. She owned and operated the Horton Five and Dime Store with her husband.

She is survived by two sons, Doyle E. "Pete" and wife Susie Horton, Jr. of Chillicothe, MO, Gregory Horton of Berryville, AR; one daughter, Marilyn and husband Bruce Russell of Green Forest, AR; grandchildren, Aleisha and Shannon Newberry, Megan and John Hatfield, Houston Horton, Brooke and Jason Crowe, Justin and Alicia Sizemore, Joey Darby; four great-grandchildren; sister, Donna C. Ferguson of Clinton, AR; brother, Ernest Smith, Jr. of Clinton, AR; several nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends.

On Oct. 21, 1950 she was united in marriage with Doyle "Pete" Horton, Jr. who precedes her in death. She is also preceded by her parents, Ernest and Ruby Smith.

Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at the United Methodist Baptist Church with Pastor Dennis Webb, Pastor Floyd Ray, and Kevin Wieser officiating. Memorial donations may be sent to the Berryville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 267, Berryville, AR 72616 or Gideon's International, P.O. Box 362, Berryville, AR 72616. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.