The Leesburg Daily Commercial, Leesburg Fl published Jan 1, 1983 Josie L. Horton, 89, of 1102 Susan Street, Leesburg, died Wednesday. Born in Ashland, Ky, she moved to Leesburg from Charleston, WVa., in 1957. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Leesburg and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxillary Post No. 4705 in Leesburg. Survivors include two sons; Charles R. "Bud" of Leesburg and Thomas D. of Fruitland Park; two daughters, Ruth H. Goshorn of Leesburg and Vera H. Figgatt of Longwood; a brother Delbert W. Dixon of Ashland, Ky; a sister Mary Sparks of Lake City; 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and a great grandchild. (this should probably read great-great grandchild but this is what the obit says). ------- Josie L Horton was Josephine Louise Dixon born March 18, 1903 Ashland, Boyd Co., KY and died Dec 30, 1992 in Lake Co., FL. She was the daughter of Edward W. Dixon born May 17, 1872 Boyd Co., KY died Oct 18, 1959 Summit, Boyd Co., KY and wife Clara Anna Craft born Sep 20, 1876 Boyd Co., KY died Nov 5, 1955 Ironton, Lawrence Co., OH.
Submitted by: Mrs. Ann Horton Mefford - turtle111 at windstream.net
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