Ella Paulina Pitts Horner, 80, of Rogers, Ark., passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, in her home.
She was born April 19, 1929, in Monett, the daughter of Merter and Nettie (Ashby) Pitts. On March 2, 1952, she was united in marriage to Glennon Horner, M.D., who survives. Also surviving are four daughters, Norma Horner, of Tontitown, Ark., Barbara Huddleston and her husband, Bob, of Jesseville, Ark., Peg Horner Rowen and her husband, Stuart, of Kansas City, and Patty Haak, of Springdale, Ark.; one brother, Bill Pitts, of Arlington, Texas; and five grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents, six brothers and two sisters.
She received her education at Monett, graduating from Monett High School. She then attended Monett Junior College and graduated from Jewish Hospital in St. Louis as a registered nurse. She worked through the years of her marriage as a registered nurse in Columbia. in 1969, she moved to Fayetteville, Ark., where she was a volunteer public health nurse. She was of the Methodist faith.
Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Brother Bob Neeley conducted the services. Burial was at Horner Cemetery, Cassville.
Contributions may be made to Girl Scouts-Diamonds, 2080 Joyce Blvd., Fayetteville, AR 72703 or Arkansas Winds Community Band, Box 4172, Fayetteville AR 72702 in her memory.
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