Maria (DeGraff) Horton

May 30, 1950 ~ March 18, 2020 (age 69)


Maria DeGraff Horton began her journey to meet Jesus Christ on March 18, 2020. Daughter of Hugh and Hilda DeGraff (deceased). She was born on May 30, 1950. She dearly loved her devoted husband of 36 years, Andy Horton, wonderful step-son, Jason Horton, a beloved and beautiful daughter, Stacie Elizabeth Watts, and 3 sisters: Delores Parker (John) of Texas, Vickie Herbst of Kernersville, and Mary Anne Ham -Jess, (Bill) of Madison. She was loved by numerous nieces and nephews.


In addition to her Parents she was preceded in death by her stepmom, Elma DeGraff and one brother Jack Meridith DeGraff.


Maria was employed with the United States Probation Office for 30 years. She was an incredibly strong woman and fighter, who was an inspiration to many. She will always be known for her kindness and passion for enjoying life and loving people! 


Born and raised in the Quaker faith, she later joined Covenant Church United Methodist where she often volunteered and was an original member of The Praise Team and The Chancel Choir. Her church family was very special and important to her. Maria possessed a strong faith in Jesus Christ and often shared her faith with others. 


Final arrangements are as follows:

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, the family has decided to have a private service. Once it is safe to have a larger gathering, we will have a "Celebration of Life" as she wished. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the SPCA of Greensboro SPCA of the Triad 3163 Hines Chapel Rd, Greensboro, NC 27405 (336) 375-3222  or your local Animal Shelter.

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Private Services

Cumby Family Funeral Service - High Point
1015 Eastchester Dr.
High Point, NC 27262

A second Celebration of Life Following


SPCA Greensboro
SPCA of the Triad 3163 Hines Chapel Rd, , Greensboro NC 27405
Tel: 1-336-375-3222

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