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Michelle Horton

Wednesday, September 19, 2001

CHARLESTON - Michelle LaKay Horton, 18, died Sept. 14, 2001, in Effingham, Ill., from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Born March 27, 1983, in Charleston, daughter of Evelyn Horton and Larry McCain, she was a 2001 graduate of Charleston High School.

Survivors in addition to her parents include: two daughters, Monica LaShay Horton and Markia TaShay Evans of Charleston; four sisters, LaMesha Horton, Ashley Horton, Laturia Ashberry and Edquena Verner of Charleston; three brothers, Larry Horton and Rashad Johnson of Charleston and Rashan Johnson of Denver, Colo.; her maternal grandmother, Mary Riggin of Charleston; her paternal grandmother and stepgrandfather, Stella and Evlin Greer of Wyatt; her paternal grandfather, Ruben Swope of Chicago, Ill.; and a special friend, Mario Evans of Charleston.

Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Sparks Funeral Home.

Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at the Bowden Civic Center with the Rev. Tommy Evans officiating.

Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.