Virginia  Horton

Obituary of Virginia Horton

Virginia Davidson Horton entered into rest Tuesday morning, July 3, 2018 at Wilcox Hall (HVMC) in Kingsport, TN.


Virginia was born in Scott County, VA on November 7, 1931, to the late Samuel Lloyd Davidson and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Taylor Davidson. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, gardening, and many types of crafts. She was always working at something and was always ready to help a friend. She had a musical talent to play a piano. For many years she played piano for the Upward Way Quartet.


In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Ellen Horton Adams and husband Maurice Adams.


She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Malcolm Horton; daughter, Brenda Peters (Bill); son, Dennis Horton (Carol);  grandchildren, Jamie Horton Bass, Jason Horton (Jaime), and Travis Peters (Kimberly); great grandchildren, Gage and Cale Bass, Brian, Sierra and Nathaniel Horton; brothers and sisters-in-law, Billy Ray and Allie Horton Davidson, Paul and Wanda Qualls Davidson; nieces, Kathy Givens and Renee Coe (Greg); nephews, Jimmie (Allison) and Steven (Tabitha) Davidson, Hobart and Ronnie Adams; along with a host of friends.  


Visitation will be held at Scott County Funeral Home on Friday, July 6, 2018 from 1:00-3:00PM. A celebration of Life Service will follow with Reverend Jimmy Combs officiating. Music will be provided by the Durham Chapel Quartet. Visitation at the home is welcomed at any time.

Graveside services will be conducted immediately following the funeral service at Holston View Cemetery with Travis Peters, Jason Horton, Jimmie Davidson, Steven Davidson, David Peters, and Bud Pendleton serving as pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers will be Hobart Adams, Ronnie Adams, Steve Horton, and David Horton.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of N.E. Tennessee located at 220 Meadowview Parkway, Suite 100, Kingsport TN 37660 or the charity of your choice.


The family would like to thank everyone for the kind thoughts, calls, and prayers. Special thanks to Dr. Bryston Winegar and Nurse Frances for their many years of medical care and friendship to Virginia. Special thanks, also, to the amazing nurses at HVMC, ICU 5th Floor, who gave such special and loving care to Granny. The family would also like to thank the Wilcox Hall Hospice nurses who kept her pain free during her brief stay with them.



Carter Trent/Scott County Funeral Home is serving the Horton Family.