Anna Ruth Horton was born April 9th, 1941 in North Carolina. She came to Logan, WV as a child to which she resided. Anna departed this life on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020 at home from a long-term illness.
She was the daughter of the late Rufus and Cora Bella Huntley, wife of Edward J. Horton, sister of the late Robert E. Huntley, Donald C. Huntley, and William Fletcher Huntley Sr.
Anna was a member of The New Beginnings Church in Williamson, WV. She attended Aracoma High School and later went to Logan High School where she graduated.
Anna worked in New York after high school and later came back home to Logan, WV. Shortly after, she got a job at Logan General Hospital which now is Logan Regional Medical Center as a Nurses Secretary. She was employed there for forty years. She worked for many Doctors and Departments. She was a hard and dedicated worker who didn’t meet any strangers and loved people. She worked there until she retired.
She leaves behind her husband, Edward J. Horton; one brother, Clarence (Pauline) Huntley of Columbus, Ohio; three children, Paquita Ann Huntley- Figueroa of Minneola, NY, Dorinda L. Horton of Shamrock, WV; Rosario Horton of Nitro, WV; five grandchildren, Terron, Shakeil, Erykah, Jonetah, Makeyah; four great grandchildren, Shakaila, Maliki, Brooklin, and Shakur; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, and friend to everyone who knew and loved her.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Dignity Hospice for all their love and compassion for our mother.
A home going celebration will be held 12:00 pm Thursday December 10th, 2020 at Collins Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Arva Reynolds officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Pecks Mill, WV. Pallbearers will include Christopher Drummer, Samuel S. Day, Ronald Gaiter, Shakeil Cunningham, C.j. Turner, and Brant Williams.
A visitation will begin a hour prior at 11:00 am also at the funeral home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Collins Funeral Home Inc. of Switzer, WV
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