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Charles Horn

Charles L. Horn, age 80, of Boyle, MS passed away on Monday, November 21, 2011 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital. He was born on December 23, 1930 to Willie Watson and Leone (Chambers) Horn in Hillsboro, MS. Mr. Horn went to work at the age of 18 with what is now known as AT&T. He remained employed with AT&T for 39 years, having started his career in Greenville, MS before being transferred to Cleveland, MS in 1969. He was a US Army Veteran who served during the Korean War and was a past Executive Board Member for the Mississippi Telephone Pioneers. Mr. Horn loved the outdoors and was an avid sportsman, a former president of Huntington Point for 12 years, and a member of the Beulah Fishing Club and Benoit Outing Club. He was a member of the American Legion and First Baptist Church of Boyle, where he was a retired Deacon. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.     Visitation will be Wednesday, November 23, 2011, at Cleveland Funeral Home from 12-2 p.m. The funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverend Clarence Edwards officiating. Burial will follow at the North Cleveland Cemetery. Pallbearers are sons and grandsons Chuck Horn, Lexie Horn, John Horn, Creede Simpson, Chase Horn and Lex Horn. Honorary pallbearers are grandsons Eric Horn and Peyton Horn, as well as the Deacons at First Baptist Church of Boyle.     He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mary Jane Ramsey Horn of Boyle, MS; daughter, Cathy Horn Simpson (Gene) of Auburn, AL; three sons, Chuck Horn (Harriet) of Los Gatos, CA, Lexie M. Horn (Cindy) of Cleveland, John A. Horn (Lisa) of Boyle; sister, Gladys Arinder of Morton, MS; eight grandchildren, Kate Simpson of Huntsville, AL, Creede Simpson of Auburn, AL, Chase and Eric Horn of Los Gatos, CA, Hayley Horn of Jackson, MS, Lex Horn of Cleveland, Lacie Horn of Cleveland and Peyton Horn of Boyle.     Memorials may be made to the Bolivar County Fire Department, P.O. Box 538, Cleveland, MS 38732 and the Mississippi Fire Fighters Memorial Burn Association, 161 Pine Ridge Circle, Brandon, MS 39047. Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

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Our deepest condolences for Mr. Horn's passing. Pray for peace and comfort for his family during this period of grief.

Reba McKnight - December 03, 2011 at 08:34 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I remember Mr. Horn when I was young, he was a very fine man. You are all in are prayers.

Mike Graziosi - November 29, 2011 at 07:34 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Aunt Mary Jane, Chuck, Cathy, Lexie, John, I was so sorry to hear the news about losing Uncle Charles and about the fire. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. We do think of you all and miss you so much and do cherish all the memories. With love from Stephanie

stephanie harden - November 28, 2011 at 05:50 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Mrs. Horn, Cathy, Chuck, John, Lexie, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I remember the Horn family from when I served as Minister of Music and Youth at FBC, Boyle back in 1970. My prayers will be with you over the next several months. God Bless. Bro. Danny

Danny White - November 28, 2011 at 10:14 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

May God Grace Be with You Always.

E.G. SCOTT - November 23, 2011 at 09:15 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. I work at Cleveland Clinic and it was always a joy to have Mr Horn in the clinic. He was always so kind.

Margaret Ann McCool Hood - November 23, 2011 at 10:16 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with the Horn Family in this difficult time.

Neel McGovern - November 22, 2011 at 10:43 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

To the family of Charles Horn. My deepest sympathy goes out to all of you. Mr. Horn was a very fine man and will greatly missed by one and all. I share in your grief at the loss of a father and a husband. God bless you all.

Dennis Harpole - November 22, 2011 at 07:28 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Heard this sad news about Papa. Have been thinking about all of you and praying God will give you comfort as you grieve. Mama Jane you are in my heart. Renee Walker, Lex Horn's aunt.

Renee Walker - November 22, 2011 at 12:19 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Wanted to express my condolences at the loss of Mr. Horn.

Randy Ainsworth - November 22, 2011 at 12:02 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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