Horne / Wilson Home

Horne / Wilson Home

Horne Wilson houseMrs. Shirley Horne Wilson was born in this house where she now lives at Longview.  Her father, Waverly Horne, bought the property in 1922 from Mr. Charlie Lawrence.  This former Brock home which was built about 1840 had a living room and bedroom on the first floor and two rooms upstairs.  A kitchen and dining room were separated from the bedrooms and living room by a colonnade and porch.  Mr. Horne remodeled the house in 1937.  Mrs. Wilson bought her family’s home place on Longview Drive in approximately 1988.  Her parents once operated a store located in the corner of the lot towards the intersection.