Maurice Horton was born on June 22, 1963. He transitioned to be with the Lord on April 23, 2021. There, we believe he is making sweet music unto the Lord. And, the heavens are rejoicing. For it is the will of the Lord that, no one shall perish (Mathew 18:14). Maurice loved the Lord and accepted him as his personal savior.
Maurice is preceded in death by his son Demetrius Horton, beloved parents, John Marvin Watkins and Savanna Dent, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Chuffus and Doris Horton and Wesley Watkins and Mary Ruth Evans and a host of aunts and uncles.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his children, Maurice Johnson and LaKecia Johnson. His siblings, Marsha Bennett, Phillip “Simon” (Monica) Burbridge, Jodi Conner, Darrie Crewsaw, Alvin Dent, LaSandra Dent, Mac Dent, Marcus (Faustina) Dent, Theophilus Horton, Vincent Johnson, Kim (Brent), Ward, Leona “Cherry” (Derrick) White, Tracy L. (Karla) Ward, Jarris “Jay” (Yogi) Watkins, special friend Johnita Allen and a host of grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Life Celebration 12PM Monday, May 3, 2021 at New Faith Baptist Church, 955 Oak St., where family will receive friends from 11AM until time of service. Interment, Green Lawn Cemetery, 1000 Greenlawn Ave. Repast for Maurice Horton beginning at 5:30PM at Big Walnut Shelter House, 5000 E. Livingston Ave.
Arrangements entrusted to SMOOT FUNERAL SERVICES, 4019 E. Livingston Ave. Columbus, Ohio, 614-444-1463
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