Margaret Edwards Horton, 84, of Pembroke and formerly of Kimballton, departed this life Monday evening, April 4, 2011, at her home in the loving care of her family. Born in Delton, Virginia on July 4, 1926, she was a daughter of the late John and Ellen Bryson Edwards. She, and her husband operated the Kimballton Supply Store, which she managed and supplied friendship and mothering to the whole community. Margaret was preceded in death by her beloved husband Elwood Horton; an infant daughter Debra Horton; her brothers Bruce (Buddy), Jack, and JC Edwards and her sisters Virginia Clark, Katherine Smith, Estrue Clark, Marie Hanson and Nancy Ramsey.
She leaves to cherish her memory her son Terry Lee Horton and his friend Annette Kast of Pembroke; her daughter and son-in-law Iris Delaine and Lloyd Caldwell of Roanoke; her grandchildren Stephanie Galbraith, Ashiley Caldwell, and Chad Horton; her great-grandchildren Caleb Galbraith, Balin Galbraith, Madison Smith, Benjamin Horton; her sisters Elizabeth (Tiny) Worrell of Radford, Carol Carter of Florida, Freda Pugh of Pulaski, and Joyce Secrist of Dublin; her bingo buddy Clyde Saunders, and her caregiver Charlotte Fields.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, April 8, 2011 at 11:00 am in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with entombment following in Birchlawn Abbey in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 6 until 8 pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.