GOLDEN CITY- Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Golden City School Gymnasium for Adriaunna Marie Horton, 12, Golden City, who went to be with the Lord on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Brother David Powell will officiate. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Golden City.
Arrangements are under the direction of Pugh Funeral Home.
The Golden City First Christian Church Children’s Choir and Megan Jackson, soloist, singing “Adriaunna’s Song”, will provide music. Pallbearers will be Larry Wayne Horton, Cliff Horton, Chad Jackson, Cody Jackson, Will Gardner, Randal Ford and Chris Ford.
Memorial contributions may be made at a Metropolitan National Bank in Golden City, Lamar or Springfield, or sent to the Adriaunna Horton Memorial Fund, 200 Chestnut Street, Golden City, MO 64748.
Survivors include her parents, James W. Horton, Golden City and Wendi Jackson, Overland Park, Kan.; her sisters, Destiny Nicole, Lydia Michelle and Madison Lynn Horton, of the home; her paternal grandparents, L.C. and Velma Horton, Golden City; her maternal grandparents, Wiley Jackson, Grove, Okla. and Brenda Brewer, Eugene, Ore.; her uncles, Larry Wayne Horton and wife Jenna, Golden City, Cliff Horton and wife Christy, Arcola and Chad Jackson and Cody Jackson and wife Lacey, both from Grove, Okla., and her cousins, Chester, Dalton, Cutter, Ashley and Haley Horton and Maci, Carley, Chea, Nathaniel and Denver Jackson. Many other relatives, classmates, friends and neighbors will cherish the memories of this loving and caring young lady.
Adriaunna was born April 19, 2001 to James William Horton and Wendi Renea Jackson in Grove, Okla. She grew up in Golden City and was in the sixth grade at Golden City R-3 Schools. She attended the First Christian Church in Golden City and participated in the youth group and children’s choir. Adriaunna had played ball from age five to 11. She loved horses, nature and being outside playing with her sisters, cousins and friends. She was a free spirit that always had a smile and a hug for you and wanted to help everyone.
Adriaunna was a true little angel loved by her class and many others.