Curtis A. Horne

Published 8:24 am Thursday, May 7, 2020

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Curtis Alonzo Horne, 75, died at his residence in Elizabeth City on May 1, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was born June 29, 1944 in Jolo, WV to the late Armenda Horne Payne and Bill Thomas. Curtis was retired from the U. S. Navy with twenty-one years of service and held numerous government contracts as project manager until 2003.

He is survived by wife Shirley Dobie Horne of the home; daughter Misty Anne Seabury of Hertford; sons Curtis Edward Horne and wife Donna and Michael Jeffrey Horne, all of Elizabeth City;  stepdaughter Catherine Dycus and husband Gary of Jonesboro, LA; stepson William Fletcher Lewis and wife Christi of Camden; sisters Cathy Jean O’Quinn and husband Gary, Susie Payne, and Barbara Bowen all of Bradshaw, WV; brother Emory Keith Payne of Bradshaw, WV; grandchildren Brittany Daye, Taylor Horne of Williamsburg, VA, Hannah Horne of Newport News, VA, Dustin Seabury and Mali Seabury of Hertford, Raven Lewis of Camden and Skyler Dycus of Jonesboro, LA; and many special nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son Venard Anthony Horne; brothers James Payne and Roger Payne; and sister Shirley Kennedy.

Funeral services were held May 5 at 2 p.m. at Fountain of Life Church with the Rev. Hans Hess officiating. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City is serving the Horne family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting

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