Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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July 7, 2013

Gaylene Audrey Deskins Horne

ABINGDON, Va. — Gaylene Audrey Deskins Horne, 83 years of age, of Abingdon, Va., formerly of Oakwood, Va., passed away Friday, July 5, 2013 in Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tenn. Born December 14, 1929 in Marvin, Va., she was the daughter of the late Cloyde Edward Deskins and Jenny Florence Ratliff Deskins.

Gaylene was the owner/operator of Horn Grocery Store, Pilgrims Knob, Va., enjoyed her flower garden, and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Oakwood Church of Christ and was of the Christian faith.

In addition to her parents, Cloyde Edward Deskins and Jenny Florence Ratliff Deskins, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Bascom H. Horn; son, Jerry D. Horn; sisters, Lydia VanDyke, Margie Deskins, Myrtie Sisk; brothers, Otis Deskins, Ralph Deskins, Daris Deskins; and great-granddaughter, Madison Gail Gilliland.

Survivors include her loving husband of 22 years, Andrew C. Horne of Abingdon, Va.; daughter, Kathy Boggs and husband John of Summerville, S.C.; sister, Edith McGlothlin of Ohio; brother, Jim Sisk of Ohio.

She is also survived by grandsons, Richard Horn of Georgetown, Ind., Adam Horn and wife Paige of Oakwood, Va., Medina Boggs of Columbia, S.C., Carintha Gilliland and husband Anthony of Oakdale, Conn.; seven great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and her best feline friend, “Blackie”.

Funeral services for Mrs. Horne will be conducted at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel, Keen Mountain, Va., Monday, July 8, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. with Evangelists Phil Bevins and Joe Seroggins officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens, Claypool Hill, Va.

Active pallbearers will be Richard Horn, Adam Horn, John Boggs, Anthony Gilliland, Jeff Horn, Keith Hovis and Jason Shortridge.

Honorary pallbearers will be J.D. Matney, Clayton VanDyke, Albert Horn, Ray Honaker, Dr. William Handy, Donald Ray Dawson, Don Miller, Tom McConnell, Ervin Horn and Hayes Horn.  

The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel, Keen Mountain, Va., Sunday, July 7, 2013 after 6:00 p.m. with evening services at 7:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to www.shortridgeramey.com.

The family of Gaylene Audrey Deskins Horne has entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, Va.

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