Margaret Horton Upton, age 92 of the Sunshine Community passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2019.
Margaret was born August 27, 1926 in Rutherford County and was a daughter of the late Clyde P. Horton, Sr., and Sarah Ellis Greene Horton. She was retired from Scott Vending Company and was a member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church. Margaret graduated from Sunshine High School in the Class of 1943.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Coy Upton, her daughter, Donnis Upton Philbeck, brothers, C. P Horton, Jr. Howard Horton, Carl (Bo) Horton and Charles (Wink) Horton.
Survivors include her daughters, Sandra Upton Marlow and husband Jerry of Waco, Freida Upton Phillips and husband Norris of Forest City, a brother, Robert Horton and wife Tammy of Sunshine, sisters, Grace Newton of Andrews, NC, and Martha Buchanan and husband Bob of Shelby. There are also five grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held in the Cedar Grove United Methodist Church. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Cedar Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 160 Toney Road, Bostic, NC 28018.
The Padgett & King Mortuary is serving the family.