Obituary: Mildred Horn, 89, of Morton

Staff Writer
Morton Times-News

Mildred P. “Mickey” Horn, 89, of Morton, died at 6:47 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2015, at her home.

She was born Nov. 6, 1925, in Springfield to Clarence and Eliza Tippett and married Homer Horn, Jr. on March 2, 1947, in Taylorville. He died on Dec. 27, 2002. She also was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

Surviving are three sons, Arlen (Connie) Horn of Maumelle, Arkansas; Gary (Vicki) Horn of Morton and Michael (Melissa) Horn of East Peoria; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one sister, Anna Peterson of California.

Mickey was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Morton.

A visitation was held April 8 at American Mausoleum in Peoria, followed by a funeral service officiated by the Rev. Doug Habegger. Entombment was at the mausoleum.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Central Illinois Chapter, 606 W. Glen Ave., Peoria, IL 61614-4831.

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