Ruby Johnson Horton, 92, went to be with the Lord on Thursday May 23, 2019. She was born in Gaston County, daughter of the late George and Kate Hulsey Johnson. She was preceded in death by her husband Ervin Horton, daughter Kay Toomey and husband Max, 2 brothers Charles and Gordon Johnson, 3 sisters Mary Ann Rumfelt, Frances Layel, and Pauline Hicks. She was a charter member of Lakeview Baptist Church. She retired from Pharr Yarns after over 50 years of service.
She is survived by her 2 children Rommie Horton of Mount Holly, Darlene Harris and husband Phil of Mount Holly, 3 grandchildren Craig Harris and wife Julie of Mount Holly, Daven Harris and wife Anna of Mount Holly, Marcus Toomey of Gastonia, 4 great grandchildren Nic, Sophia, Alli, and Brooks.
A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Horton will be held 11:00am Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Lakeview Baptist Church in McAdenville. The family will receive friends one hour prior the service at the church. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery.
Jeffrey S. Painter Funeral Director Licensee of Mount Holly is serving the Horton family.