Morris Eldred Horton, Jr. “Butch”

Morris Eldred Horton, Jr.


With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Morris “Butch” Eldred Horton, Jr. of Alabaster, Alabama, who passed away on October 14, 2020, at the age of 65. We will celebrate his life on Saturday, October 17th at 11am at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Jemison, AL. Butch is preceded in death by his father and mother Morris and Betty Horton of Jemison, AL. Butch is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Janice Horton, three children; Heather French of Decatur, AL, Jeffery Horton of Alabaster, AL, and Barry Horton of Calera, AL, one brother; Jack Horton of Hanceville, AL, one son-in-law; Wesley French of Decatur, one daughter-in-law; Brindy Horton of Calera AL, one sister-in-law; Renae Carden of Hanceville, AL, and four grandchildren; Collier French, Henry French, Rosie French, and Toby French.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to


  1. Chad Hathcock on October 15, 2020 at 11:02 pm

    May God grant comfort for the Horton family. The Hathcock’s will be praying for each of you.

  2. Ms. J on October 15, 2020 at 11:22 pm

    Sending love and prayers to this amazing family in this time of sorrow. May your loving memories carry you through and bring a smile to replace your tears. I love y’all!

  3. sonya Wormley on October 16, 2020 at 9:46 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. We were blessed to have the privilege to be involved with such gracious and loving family.