Kathy Denise Horne

September 18, 1960 - May 12, 2011

Kathy Denise Horne

September 18, 1960 - May 12, 2011


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Obituary for Kathy Denise Horne

Blacksburg -- Kathy D. Horne, 50, of 448 North Shelby Street, passed away Thursday, May 12th, 2011 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Born in Gaffney, Mrs. Horne was the wife of Kenneth Ray Horne of the home and the daughter of the late John Robert and Louise Richards Cooksey. Mrs. Horne worked as a spinner in textiles.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Horne is survived by two sons, Jason Ray Horne of Blacksburg and Brandon Kenneth Horne of Blacksburg; a step-son, Kenneth Dale McSwain, of Gaffney; a step-daughter, Tracey Horne Combs, of Blacksburg; two brothers, Jimmy Cooksey of Cowpens and Jerry Cooksey of Blacksburg; a sister, Theresa Cooksey Ramsey, of Blacksburg; and five grandchildren.

Mrs. Horne was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Bobby Cooksey.

A memorial service for Mrs. Horne will be held Friday, May 20, 2011, at 4:00pm in the Gordon Mortuary Chapel with Mrs. Lynn Richardson officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Kathy Horne Funeral Fund, c/o Gordon Mortuary, PO Box 428, Blacksburg, SC 29702, or go to www.gordonmortuary.com/donate.html to donate online.

The family will be at the residence.

The Book of Memories is available at www.gordonmortuary.com.

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