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Mattie Sue Gray Horton
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1915
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 2009
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA

CHURCH HILL- Mattie Sue Horton went to be with her Lord on Wednesday (January 14, 2009) at her daughter's residence following a brief illness.

She was a member of McPheeters Bend Baptist Church, and known as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother. She loved her life and everyone she met, which no one was a stranger.

She was preceded in death by her parents; John Thomas and Della Ann Flanigan, her first husband, James Arthur Arnold, and second husband, Robert L. Horton, brothers; Elbert, Eckel, Howard, Robert, and J.T. Gray, sisters; Beulah Berrigan, Edna Smith, Son, Billy Arnold, Daughter, Minnie Kay Horton, granddaughter, Christi Birchfield, great grandson, James Bradley Arnold, and step grandson, Greg Conant.

She is survived by her sons; James Arnold and his wife, Clara of McAlester, OK, Roy Arnold and his wife, Marilyn of Alderson, OK, John Arnold and his wife, Tonya of Las Vegas, Nevada, daughters; Ann Conant and her husband, Clarence of Surgoinsville, Connie Hilton and her husband, Gary of Kingsport, sister, Nancy Ann Hicks of Church Hill, grandchildren, Johnna Arnold, Kim Jimenez, Tammy Arnold, Todd Ross, Chuck Conant, Heather Birchfield, Wendy Garrow, Betty Bowling, James Arnold, Jr., Fayetta Sue, Denise Rossom, Adam Arnold, and Jimmy Arnold, twenty great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are from 1 to 3:00 P.M. Saturday at the Johnson Funeral Home and anytime at the home of her daughter, 981 Main Street, Surgoinsville, TN.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:00 P.M. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Larry Parrott and Rev. Mark Roberts officiating.

Graveside services will be conducted Saturday following the funeral service at McPheeters Bend Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Yvonne, Christy, and Mike at Amedysis home health care.

To leave an online message or sign the guest registry for the Horton family, please visit our website at

Johnson Funeral Home of Church Hill is serving the Horton family.
Family links: 
  John Thomas Gray (1883 - 1968)
  Della Ann Flanagan Gray (1884 - 1964)
  James Arthur Arnold (1913 - 1942)
  Robert Louis Horton (1912 - 1989)
  James William Arnold (1934 - 1935)*
  Roy Leonard Arnold (1941 - 2015)*
  Minnie Kay Horton (1949 - 1949)*
  Robert Miller Gray (1903 - 1903)*
  Eckle Harrison Gray (1905 - 1978)*
  Howard Edward Gray (1907 - 1973)*
  Beulah Dorothy Gray Berrigan (1910 - 2005)*
  Edna Gray Smith (1913 - 2008)*
  Mattie Sue Gray Horton (1915 - 2009)
  Isaac Elbert Gray (1915 - 1990)*
  John Thomas Gray (1917 - 1917)*
  Nancy Ann Gray Hicks (1918 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
McPheeters Bend Baptist Church Cemetery
Church Hill
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Gary Sizemore
Record added: Jan 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32943741
Mattie Sue <i>Gray</i> Horton
Added by: Gary Sizemore
Mattie Sue <i>Gray</i> Horton
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 Added: Jan. 15, 2009

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