Dorothy Gaither Morris ‘Dot’ Horn

Published 7:55 am Monday, December 7, 2020

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Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Gaither Morris Horn, 87, of Mocksville, died Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, at Arbor Acres in Winston-Salem.

She was born July 22, 1933 in Davie County to the late Edwin Cecil and Dorothy Sofia Gaither Morris. Mrs. Horn was a member of First Presbyterian Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and former teacher; as well as a community volunteer. Mrs. Horn attended Salem College and earned a bachelor’s degree from Flora McDonald College. She was involved in multiple service organizations and spent many years with the Salvation Army and American Red Cross.  As a lifelong reader, she enjoyed sharing her passion for literature.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Jane Saunier.

Survivors: her husband, Claude Revere Horn Jr.; sons, Morris Horn, Henry Horn (Lisa Richardson-Horn); grandchildren, Kristen Horn, Eden Horn, David Horn, Austin Horn, Michael Horn and Caitlin Horn; and stepgrandchildren, Travin Richardson, Margo Richardson, and Ellie Richardson.

A graveside service will be conducted, Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. at Rose Cemetery with Pastor Margo Richardson officiating.  At the request of the family, please be mindful of social distancing and wear face covering. The family invites friends to come by Lambert Funeral Home, Monday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., to pay their respects. Due to COVID-19, there will not be a formal receiving line.

Memorials: American Red Cross, 650 Coliseum Drive, Winston Salem, 27106; or Salvation Army of Greater Winston-Salem Area Command and Center of Hope, 1255 Trade St. NW, Winston-Salem, 27101.