Lula Belle (Crockett) Horn

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Lula Belle (Crockett) Horn, 89, of Gallatin, passed away early Sunday, July 13, 2008, at Lake Viking Health Care Center in Gallatin.

Cremation. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2008, at First Presbyterian Church in Marshall. Inurnment will follow at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church in Marshall.

She was born in 1918 in Canon City, Colo. When she was 5, her parents moved back to the Crockett family farm near Marshall. She was raised on that farm and helped her family run the Crockett dairy. She graduated from Missouri Valley College before teaching school. In July 1940, she married Wesley Horn of Hunnewell. She helped in the Horn family general merchandise and poultry and egg business and worked long hours during the war packing poultry for the army. After moving to Kansas City in the late 1950s, she returned to teaching at Center Junior High School. While teaching there she obtained a Master of Arts degree from Missouri State University in Warrensburg. She enjoyed retirement in her hometown of Marshall, where she participated in the life of First Presbyterian Church, PEO and the activities of MVC Alumni.

She is survived by her three daughters, Margie McCoy and her husband, James, of Lee's Summit, Janet Diaz of Gallatin and May Willis and her husband, Ray, of Lake Viking, as well as seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Wesley Horn.

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