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Rose Willene Horton

Visitation:
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 from 5 - 7 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street in Vandalia, Missouri 63382.
Service:

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the Curryville Baptist Church in Curryville, Missouri.
Officiating will be: Rev. Jerry Gamm.
Music provided by: Elaine Dameron - pianist and Joann Raney - soloist.
Interment will be in the Curryville Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Jake Horton, Josh Hoelscher, Brian Horton, Ronnie Woods, Alan Rutherford and Gary Willis. Honorary pallbearers: Charles Love, Rev. R. T. Dismuke, Gene Traynor, Lindell Rutherford and Earl Wayne Henderson.

Rose Willene Horton passed away unexpectedly at 1:47 a.m. on Sunday, May 10, 2009 at the Audrain Medical Center in Mexico, Missouri. Willene attended and graduated from Curryville schools. She had grown up and in her early married life had lived in the rural Curryville area. She was a homemaker on the family farm and moved to Vandalia in 1966. Willene also worked for over 12 years as a seamstress at the Bobby Brooks Garment Factory in Vandalia. She was the oldest living member of the Curryville Baptist Church and enjoyed reading, sending and receiving greeting cards, her flowers, collecting glass dinner bells and different stuffed animals.

Born: October 14, 1920 in Curryville, Missouri the daughter of Stirl and Margaret (Hutchison) Herron.

Married: Stanley Wayne Horton in November 1940; he preceded her in death on December 24, 1980.

Survivors include: two sons: Eddie J. Horton of rural Perry, Missouri; Paul and wife, Debbie Horton of Bonnots Mill, Missouri; two sisters: Thelma Rutherford of Vandalia, Missouri and Opal Cochran of Saint Maries, Idaho; four grandchildren: Brian E. Horton of Buchanan, Tenn., Michelle M. Price of Paris, Tenn., Jacob W. Horton of Bonnots Mill and Kimberly R. Hoelscher of Bonnots Mill; six great-grandchildren: Autumn Price, Balin Horton, Maura Horton, Landry Horton, Taylor Hoelscher and Annabelle Horton; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: husband, Stanley; one brother: Melvin Waldo Herron and one sister: Irene Busch.

Memorials are encouraged to the Curryville Baptist Church.


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