A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at 1:00 p.m.
A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. for lifelong Taft resident, Lucille Marie Horton, 85. Rev. Tom White, pastor of Cuyama Assembly of God, will officiate. Mrs. Horton was born in Taft on September 15, 1926 and passed away in a Bakersfield hospital on April 18, 2012. She graduated from Taft Union High School in 1944. Through the years she has enjoyed bowling, for which she has won many trophies, and because of her love of flowers, has also enjoyed gardening. She was preceded in death by her father, Ray Smith; her mother, Agnes Wasson; and her first husband, Max Terhune. Mrs. Horton is survived by her husband, Lloyd A. Horton of Taft; her daughter and her husband, Melinda and Eddie Barrett of Taft; and her grandson, Richard Horton of Arizona. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 23, 2012, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and again on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home. To convey condolences or sign an online registry, please visit www.EricksonandBrown.com.