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Amber Lynn Horton

August 3, 2000 ~ June 20, 2019 (age 18)

​This obituary is being posted as a courtesy to the Horton family. The Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home family extends their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family. All condolences will be forwarded to the family.


Funeral services for Ms. Amber Lynn Horton, 18, who entered into rest on June 20, 2019, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Calvary Baptist Church, Jefferson, SC. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with a balloon release. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home is caring for the family.

Amber was born in Florence, SC on August 3, 2000. She was a loved daughter, sister, cousin & friend. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her dad. She also spent a majority of her time with her best friend, Haley; traveling on a cruise to Cozumel, Mexico to skiing in Ghent, WV. Amber was so caring, funny, independent and most of all sassy. She had a love for a variety of music, animals and crafts. Growing up Amber was surrounded by her brother & cousins, building forts and filling the house with balloons. Most of her family would say that Amber had a sense of humor that could bring you to tears and she was the highlight of every family gathering.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Nancy Marie Gainey Horton; maternal grandmother, Betty Elizabeth Dixon Gainey; aunts, Norma Jean Gainey, Patsy Gilbert; great uncle, Wayne Turnage.

Surviving are her father, James Brandon Horton of Jefferson, SC; brother, Austin James Horton (Brittany)of Pageland, SC; paternal grandparents, John J Horton and Brenda B Horton of Jefferson, SC; maternal grandfather, Isaac Gainey Jr. of Patrick , SC; paternal uncles: John Daniel Horton (Crystal) of Jefferson, SC, Jason Isaac Horton (Kathryn) of Hartsville, SC; maternal aunt, Wanda Mims (Marty) of Patrick, SC; maternal uncles, Scott Gainey (Mandy), David Gilbert all of Patrick, SC; paternal first cousins, Dustin Ryan Horton of Jefferson, SC, Andrew Lance Horton of Pageland, SC, Kelsey Paige Horton of Jefferson, SC, Casey Alexander Horton of Jefferson, SC, Matthew Ray Gooden, Elizabeth Grace Horton both of Hartsville, SC; maternal first cousins, April Renee Mills (Jeff) of Columbia, SC, Bridget Gainey McMillian (Cody) of Jefferson, SC, Sarah Elizabeth Mims of Patrick, SC, Nicholas Boyd Gilbert of Wingate, NC, Shana Delaine Gilbert of Patrick, SC, Katelynne Alexis Thompson of Hartsville, SC; best friend, Haley Reagan Diggs of Pageland, SC; special mention of great aunt, Evelyn B. Turnage of Patrick SC.

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