Funeral service will be a 11 a.m. Saturday, December 29, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Mound Bayou with Rev. Jessie Tribune officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Grove Cemetery in Shelby.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2012, at Byas Funeral Home in Shelby and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Survivors include his wife, Cora Horn of Merigold; 12 sons, Rober Horn, Derry Horn and Warren Horn, all of Houston, Texas, William Horn III, Tyron Gallion, Gregory Gallion and Terry Gallion, all of Shelby, Roberick Gallion of Denver, Colo., Freddie Ross of Minnesota, Demarcus Russ of East Africa, and Antonio Smith and DeAngelo Smith, both of Merigold; four daughters, Gloria Amos of Staafford, Texas, Ora Bradford of Houston, Texas, Shawanda Ross of Minnesota and Jacqueline Lambert of Merigold; four brothers, J.T. Horn and Jerry Horn, both of Shelby, and Willie Horn of Winstonville and Richard Horn of Clarksdale; 13 sisters, Ruth Woods, Annie Towers, Shirley Rose, Johnnie Horn, Clothilda Ashford, all of Chicago, Henrietta Baker of Carol Stream, Ill., Lillian Horn of Dolton, Ill., Bobbie Dorsey, Almeta Billisep of Shelby, Eva Davis of Wichita, Kan., Cleathel Walker of Winstonville, Shirley Horn of Memphis, Tenn., and Kathy Johnson of Cleveland; 26 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.