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Lenox Time Table
Lenox, Iowa
Wednesday December 16, 1981

OBITUARY ~ MAJORIE ROSE "MARJ" (FERGUSON) HORTON

Marjorie Rose Ferguson Horton, the daughter of Elmore and Olive Marshall Ferguson, was born June 16, 1912 in Oklahoma. She died at the Lenox Care Center in Lenox, Iowa on Tuesday, December 1 at the age of sixty-nine years, five months and fifteen days.

Marj was raised in the Bedford, Iowa community and graduated from Bedford High School, She taught country school for one year following graduation.

She was united in marriage with Clyde Carroll "Pete" Horton October 22, 1931. They spent all but two years of their married life in the Clearfield and Conway communities.

Marj was employed, along with her husband, for fifteen years by the Clearfield school system and they also were employed by the Glenwood and Woodward State Hospital.

Following retirement, the Hortons spent their winters in Texas until Marj's health failed. They celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary recently.

Marj was a seamstress and enjoyed making things for her children. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Preceding her in death were her parents, a daughter, Ruth Brown, a sister, Jean Hughes, and a brother, Bud Ferguson.

Survivors include her husband, Pete; her son, Jerry Horton and his wife. Karen of Richland, Iowa; a son-in-law, Virgil Brown of Council Bluffs; her grandchildren, Jackie and Bruce Bierma of Madrid, Iowa, Pat and Chris Garvey of Omaha, Nebraska, Kelly and Zeny Brown of China Lake, California, Brian and Debbie Brown of Osceola, Iowa, and Gary and Bobby Horton of Richland; four great grandchildren, Erika and Shannon Bierma and Jeremy and Jennifer Brown; two brothers, Carl Ferguson of Cle Elum, Washington and Frank Ferguson of Braddyville, Iowa; two sisters, Mildred Hilton of San Louis Obispo, California and Helen Hartman of Clarinda, Iowa; as well as other relatives.

Services were held Thursday, December 3 at the Clearfield United Methodist Church at 10:30 a.m. with Reverend Roger Graff officiating. Music was provided by Mrs John Thomson, organist and Darl Bell, soloist.

Casket bearers were Jack Campbell, Morris Hanson, Jerry Ewalt, Arlo Beggs, Dale Cooper, and Leonard Ratliff.

Interment was in the Clearfield Cemetery at Clearfield, Iowa.

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Transcription and Submission by Lorelei Rusco, February of 2014

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