In Memory

Everett Garrett 'Ebb' Horton (Lawn Longhorns) - Class Of 1934

Everett Garrett 'Ebb' Horton (Lawn Longhorns)

 Everett Garrett 'Ebb' Horton

July 21, 1915 - August 7, 2000

TUSCOLA - Everett G. "Ebb" Horton, 85, died Monday, August 7, 2000, in an Abilene nursing home.

Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Burtis Williams officiating. Burial will be in Rogers Cemetery, directed by Fry-Bartlett Funeral Home of Tuscola.

Mr. Horton was born in Loveland, Okla., and moved to Lawn in 1921. He graduated from Lawn High School and was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII.

He worked for Safeway Grocery in Abilene and in the oil fields in West Texas for 25 years, retiring in 1973 as district manager for Schlumberger Oil Field Service.

He married Anna Bell Jones in 1939 and moved to Tuscola in 1973 from Kermit. He was a member of Tuscola First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Anna Bell Horton, of Tuscola; two daughters, Judy Coffman of Tuscola, Ronda Kay Appleton of El Paso; one son, Hank Everett of Lawn; three brothers, Billy Ted Horton of Carlsbad, N.M.; two sisters, Velma Johnson, Merlene Lafoon of Lawn; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Rogers Cemetery Fund, in care of First State Bank in Tuscola, P.O. Box 98, Tuscola, Texas 79562.