Harriet Winston “Hattie” Horton died Sunday, October 6, 2013, at Whitestone Care and Wellness Center of Greensboro, North Carolina, at the age of 95. A private burial was held at Williamsburg Cemetery. A memorial service will be at the Kingstree Presbyterian Church at a later date. Mrs. Horton was born January 17, 1918, the daughter of the late Ara Rogers and Richard Ivy Winston of Lake City. After attending Columbia College, she married Samuel Warren Horton in 1938 (he died in 1986). A son, Sammy Horton, preceded her in death. She was a member of Williamsburg Presbyterian Church and Kingstree Presbyterian Church. She taught the young children's Sunday school class for almost 40 years. She was a help and support to her husband Warren in business ventures, including a popular restaurant and a wholesale distributorship. Three siblings, Ethel Gooding, Richard Ivy Winston, Jr. and Julian Winston, preceded her in death. Survivors are: two children, Wynn McGregor (Angus) of Greensboro, North Carolina; and Richard Horton (Blanche) of Chapin; seven grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Donations in memory of her life may be made to Kingstree Presbyterian Church, PO Box 904, Kingstree, SC 29556.