Mrs. Pinkie Lee Parker Horton was born in Lynch, Kentucky on March 12, 1927 to the late Lucy and Nathaniel Parker. She departed this life on February 20, 2017 in Burlington NC.
Pinkie attended public schools in southwest Virginia. She was married to the late Ray C. Horton Sr. Pinkie was a resident of Kingsport for over 68 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ray Sr. and her sons Ray Jr. (Bernice) Kingsport, Calvin and Tony (Vera).
She leaves behind three daughters Sinora Lewis, Helen Styles (Richard), and Lillian Tyler; adopted daughters, Diane Lewis and Judy Phillips; three sons, Jimmy (Margie), Walter (Debbie), and Howard (Lekeisha); and adopted sons Linus Griffin and Rev. Kenneth Calvert. She also leaves caregivers Lavern Richmond and Cecilia Rutledge. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 24, 2017 at 12:00pm from Shiloh Baptist Church. Dr. Kenneth Calvert will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00am until the hour of service.