Jean Lee

March 3, 1951 - May 18, 2023

Jean Lee Poag Horton, age 72, of Florence, passed away May 18, 2023.  Her family will receive friends at Cross Point Church of Christ on Monday, May 22, from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.  The funeral will follow at 11:00 a.m., with Jim Chamblee officiating.  Burial will be at Barton Cemetery.

Mrs. Horton was preceded in death by her father, Jack L. Poag and mother, Thelma Poag.

Survivors include her beloved husband of 46 years, Mike Horton; children, Courtney Horton Hargett (Douglas)and Michael Brady Horton (Claire Rice); grandchildren, Hugh Hargett, Barklee Hargett, Beau Hargett, Sullivan Horton and Piercey Horton; and brothers and sisters, Jack Poag, Jr. and Jane Poag Davis.

Mrs. Horton retired from Threadgill Elementary where she was a kindergarten teacher.  She was a member of Cross Point Church of Christ.  She enjoyed seeing her grandchildren and was always there to shuffle them around wherever they needed to be, and never missed one of their games.  She made costumes for them with love.  She also made baby blankets for new parents and her “Granny Cookies” couldn’t be beat.

Pallbearers will be Beau Hargett, Hugh Hargett, Al Horton, Hal Horton, Randall Everett, Jack Poag, Mike Jones and Douglas Hargett.  Sullivan Horton and Piercey Horton will serve as honorary pallbearers.


May 22, 2023
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Cross Point Church of Christ, Cox Creek Parkway


Cross Point Church of Christ, Cox Creek Parkway, Florence, Al

May 22, 2023 9:00 am

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May 22, 2023
11:00 am

Cross Point Church, Burial to follow at Barton Cemetery


Cross Point Church of Christ, Cox Creek Parkway

May 22, 2023 11:00 am

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8 Comments on “Jean Lee Horton”

  1. Mike,
    I was so sorry to hear about Jean’s passing.
    There are no words that can ease your loss, but I hope that you are comforted by your family and friends, near and afar, that are with you.

  2. Mike, Courtney, and Michael,
    I am so sorry for the unexpected passing for your precious wife/Mom. Unfortunately, I am unable attend her service on Monday, but will most certainly have you covered in prayer.

  3. Mike, so sorry for your loss praying for you and your entire family. She loved you so much and it always showed.

  4. Mike, I am so sorry to hear of Jean’s sudden passing. Unfortunately, I will not be able to attend the services. But however I will be praying for you and your family!

  5. Mike and family,

    I am deeply saddened by your loss. I pray that God will grant all of you strength and comfort now and in the days ahead.

    Kathryn Stutts Vernor
    Huntsville, AL

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