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Beverly J. Horton


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Beverly J. Horton Obituary
Beverly Jean Horton 78, resident of Rutland Town, passed away on March 19th, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Benn. Vt. On March 8th, 1939. She was the daughter of the late Norris & Clara (Dutcher) Hayes of Benn. Vt.

She attended Bennington High School. Bev married Paul G. Horton of Rutland on 4/29/1960. They shared 56 wonderful years of marriage raising their family. They enjoyed traveling in their camper across the country, showing their children the wonders and beauty of this world. In later years Bev & Paul would travel to Florida in their camper to avoid the harsh Vt. Winters. They made many friends during their travels and stayed in contact every year with the people they met along the way.

Bev & Paul loved to cruise and made many voyages including Alaska, Europe, and visited the Panama Canal.

Bev worked in retail most of her life, retiring in 2015 from the Vt. Marble Museum in Proctor Vt. She loved people and enjoyed being around them, she always made them feel special. She was an avid reader and enjoyed mysteries. In her younger years she sang with a chorus group the Peppermint Pipers, they traveled everywhere entertaining the local communities. Beverly was secretary and 20 year member of the Marble Valley Lions Club. She worked hard with the club members to raise money to help the less fortunate in The Rutland Community. She was an auxiliary member of the local American Legion.

She is survived by 2 sons Kevin (wife Debbie) of west Rutland. Paul (Kip) of Rutland. A daughter Laura Flanders of Clarendon. She has 6 grandchildren Justin of Florida. Lindsay, Christopher, Allie of Proctor. Jennifer & Zach of Rutland. She has 3 great grandchildren Madie, Connor, and Hadley all of Proctor. She had a special furrie friend Sammie, that kept her company this last year of her life.

Bev has 3 brothers Butch of Rutland. Michael & Tom of Bennington. She was predeceased by 5 brothers Robert, Donald, Robbie of Benn. Richard of Keene NH. John of Inman SC. 2 Sisters Patricia (Philpott) Hoosick NY and Sharon (Mejia) of Suncity Calif.

SERVICES: Funeral arrangements were done by Aldous Funeral Home

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Rutland Humane Society.

There will be no calling hours or services but a reception celebrating her life will be held on June 3rd @ 2:00PM at the family home.

The family wants to thank Hospice for there wonderful care at this difficult time. A special thank you to her nurses Colleen, Tammy, and Margaret, they made Bev's final days as comfortble as they could.
Published in Bennington Banner on Mar. 22, 2017
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