Ruby Anita Horton

Ruby Anita Horton, 90, of Stuttgart passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021, at Baptist Health-Stuttgart.

Mrs. Horton was born Oct. 16, 1930, to Monroe and Mollie Steed. She was a faithful member of Harmony Baptist Church and was retired as a paraprofessional. When relocating to Stuttgart 12 years ago, Mrs. Horton moved into Heritage Manor Apartments where she was known as the “root” of the complex and became “caretaker” of many of the residents who were younger than her. She was a collector of angels and crosses and loved her plants.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley Horton; and a son, Robert Horton. She was the last of her 15 siblings.

Survivors are son, Joe Horton (Nancy) of DeSoto, Mo.; daughters, Barbara Sneed (Buddy) of Aberdeen and Cathy Troccoli of Stuttgart; seven grandchildren, Shawn Thompson, Aleta Eley, Ross Horton, Megan Gray, Jae Sneed, Chris Sneed and Lacie Horton; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Turpin Funeral Home with visitation one hour before. Burial will be in Delta Heights Memorial Gardens in Cleveland, Miss.


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