Jan. 15, 1944 - Oct. 19, 2016 Barbara Odom Horton was born in Walterboro, South Carolina. She was a native of Semmes, Alabama and resident of the Dawes community. She went to be with her Heavenly Father on October 19, 2016, at the age of 72. She was a 1962 graduate of Semmes High School and a 1965 graduate of the Mobile General Hospital School of Nursing where she attended the University of Alabama and Springhill College. She served as a nurse with the Mobile General Hospital, Mobile Infirmary ICU, the clinic with Doctors Allgood and Johnson, Visiting Nurses Association and retired with Mercy Medical Home Health. Barbara was a member of the Dauphin Way Baptist Church and was an active choir member in that she loved her music. Barbara is survived by her husband of 51 years, Edward Kent Horton, daughter Dana Horton Mackinnon (T-Bruce), son Edward Kent Horton Jr. (Amy), Grandchildren Olivia Kathleen Mackinnon, Mary Thomas Mackinnon, Thomas Elijah Mackinnon, III, Lily Grace Mackinnon, Harbour Thomas Mackinnon, Harley Elaine Horton, Luke Keahey Horton, Edward Gauge Horton, a brother William W. Odom Jr, a sister Judith Odom Nichols (Leonard). She was preceded in death by her two children Lila Viola and Anna Laura Horton, parents William and Veda Odom, a sister Victoria Odom Zoghby, and grandson Edward Clinton Mackinnon, II. Coronation services will be held at Dauphin Way Baptist Church on Friday, October 21, 2016, at 10:00a.m. Visitation hours will be from 9:00a.m. until 10:00a.m. preceding service. Interment will follow at Pine Crest Cemetery West. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (Melanoma Department) P.O. Box 4486 Houston, TX, 77210-4486 Please include this gift is in memory of Barbara O. Horton (0645941) Fund Designated by Family (FDF) assistance to process 1-800-525-5841. Condolences may be offered online at www.radneyfuneralhome-mobile.com .
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