Michelle Horton

Wednesday, September 19, 2001

CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Michelle LaKay Horton, 18, of Charleston died Friday, Sept. 14, 2001, in an automobile accident in Effingham, Ill.

She was born March 27, 1983, at Charleston, daughter of Evelyn Horton and Larry McCain.

Horton was a 2001 graduate of Charleston High School.

Survivors include her parents; two daughters, Monica Horton and Markia Evans of Charleston; four sisters, LaMesha and Ashley Horton, Laturia Ashberry and Edquena Verner, all of Charleston; three brothers, Larry and Rashad Johnson of Charleston, Rashan Johnson of Denver, Colo.; maternal grandmother, Mary Riggin of Charleston; paternal grandmother and stepgrandfather, Stella and Evlin Greer of Wyatt, Mo., paternal grandfather, Ruben Swope of Chicago; and a friend, Mario Evans of Charleston.

Friends may call at Sparks Funeral Home from 7-8 p.m. Thursday.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Bowden Civic Center, with the Rev. Tommy Evans officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.