Unfortunately, "Khoury" is a very common surname in Lebanon and Syria (I have one who married into my grandfather's family)! The name, as you probably know, means "priest".
My grandfather was a lebanese emigrant from the village of Fih el-Koura, in northern Lebanon. When I went there, I was told that over the last 300 years, the Christian population went back and forth between Lebanon and Syria, according to the mood of the moment and political imperatives. If your ancestors are Christian (christian orthodox in my case), it is quite possible that they straddle both countries.
East of Tartus (on the southern coast of Syria), there is a valley called "Wadi en-Nassara" or "Valley of the Christians" in Arabic. Your family could conceivably come from there although there are other places in Syria with large Christian populations.
As for the name of the town, you can try:
There is at least one town in Syria with the name of "Kafer HoŻn" which sounds pretty close..
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