Ruth Horton, 79, of Rocky Comfort, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. She was born Jan. 8, 1938, in Jane, the daughter of Charlie and Jewel (Dalton) Poe. She graduated from White Rock High School Class of 1957. She married Robert (Bob) Horton Dec. 29, 1956.
Together they ran Horton Dairy, while she also worked at Fasco Industries in Cassville for 23 years.
Survivors include: her husband, Bob, of 60 years; daughter, Diane Pueppke, (Darrell) of Rocky Comfort; son, Kenny Ray Horton, (Natalie), of Point of Rocks, Md.; four grandchildren; and siblings, Mary Bell Banks of Jane, Charlene Bennett of Monett, LeRoy Poe, of LaGrande, Oreg, Jack Poe, of Noel, and Delores Forrester, of Rocky Comfort. She is preceded in death by her parents Charlie and Jewel Poe and her siblings Bill Poe, Laurana Shrum, and Bob Poe.
A Celebration of Life was held Friday at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.
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