PETERSBURG -- Annie Horton, 86, of Petersburg and formerly of Jacksonville, died Wednesday, April 14, 1993, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
She was born Dec. 15, 1906, in Menard County near Petersburg, the daughter of Elijah Sidney and Mary Lee Tucker Beard. She married Elmer E. Horton, and he died may 7, 1977.
She is survived by two sisters, Mabel Downey of Sherman and Deama Rossi of Bridgeview; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one brother, Sidney Beard, and one sister, Fannie Beard.
Mrs. Horton was a homemaker and a member of the First Christian Church of Petersburg.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hurley Funeral Home in Petersburg, with burial at Elmwood Cemetery in Greenview. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Saturday. Memorials may be made to Menard Convalescent Center.
Submitted by: Cheryl (Curtis) Behrend