Anna Horton

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Anna E. Horton

GALION: Anna E. Horton, 98, of Galion, passed away early Sunday morning, May 25, 2014 at Mill Creek Nursing in Galion.

She was born April 25, 1916 in Bucyrus and was the daughter of Clarence J. and Mary E. (Campbell) Gingery.

On April 25, 1935 Anna married John Thoman and he preceded her in death November 1949. She later married Ray A. Horton on May 20, 1954 and he preceded her in death January 8, 1990.

In addition, she is preceded by a son, Ronald E. Thoman; two sisters, Dortha Zeigler, Jeanette Rosser and a brother, Clarence Gingery.

Anna was a 1934 graduate of Bucyrus High School and was a homemaker. She was a member of The First Church of Christ Scientist of Galion. Anna enjoyed reading, attending Wednesday dinners at the White Lilly Chapel in Ashley and most of all spending time with her family and friends. She loved them dearly as well as all the pets that came into her life. Anna never had a bad word to say and found the good in everyone. She was well known in the neighborhood for her cookies.

Anna is survived by four children: daughter, Sandra (Carl) Ruth of Crestline, daughter, Pat (Jim "Tony") Wisenbarger of Butler, son David Horton of Edison and daughter, Mary (Doug) Loyer of Galion; daughter-in-law, Terry Thoman of Nokomis, FL.; ten grandchildren, Karla (Jeremy) Ruth-Neff, Kari Ruth, Grace (Jimmy) Rouse, Lee Horton, Brandon Loyer, Rayanna Loyer and four in Florida; 14 great-grandchildren; 15 great great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Lou Schifer of Bucyrus.

Following the family wishes, there will a private memorial service for family and friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to HomeCare Matters or the donor's choice in care of the funeral home.

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel is honored to serve the family of Anna Horton, and private condolences to them may be made online at:


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Snyder Funeral Home Richardson-Davis Chapel
218 S. Market Street  Galion, OH 44833
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Published in the News Journal on May 27, 2014
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