Elder E.L. Horne

Services have been held for Elder E.L. Horne, 86, a longtime resident of Gaston, who died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013.

He was born Nov. 2, 1927, in Frost, Texas, to Elder James Alfred and Minnie Bell (Atchley) Horn. He was raised in Frost, Texas, and Roswell, N.M.

He married Victoria Gertrude Copeland in 1947 in Roswell, N.M.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elder James Alfred Horn and Minnie Bell; sons, Edwin Horne and Alfred Horne; and five brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Victoria Horne of the family home in Gaston; daughters, Carol Oliver of Gaston and Vicki Sweeney of Anchor Point, Alaska; sisters, Louise Scalzo of Monroe, Wash., and Bobbie Shackelford of Snohomish, Wash.; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.