Aletha Faye Horton

Aletha F. Horton, 81, of Overland Park, KS passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 at her home. 


Aletha was born July 27, 1938 to the late Floyd and Viola Kilmer in Wichita, KS.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Kansas Wesleyan University in 1959.  Shortly after graduating, Aletha married William C. Horton on September 19, 1959.  Aletha was a longtime member of Overland Park Christian Church where she volunteered her time with the churches food pantry.  Aletha also enjoyed helping with the services at Garden Terrace Nursing Home on Sunday mornings. 


Aletha is survived by her husband William Horton; her sons, Mark Horton and wife Tanya; Daniel Horton; a brother, Norman Kilmer and wife Karen; five grandchildren, Dimitri Horton; Niko Horton; Anya Horton; Alexander Horton; Abigail Horton; and a dear friend, Iva Ragsdell.



The family is planning services at a later date, please continue to check our website for updated service information.

Memorial Contributions

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Overland Park Christian Church, 7600 W 75th St, Overland Park, KS 66204

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Posted in Kansas City Obituaries, Obituaries | on Monday, Aug. 5th 2019 | 1 Comment »

One Comment on “Aletha Faye Horton”

  1. Sharon Rowland Says:

    Mark, I’m so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family. I never met her but she had to have been a great person to raise a son like you. You just know she is in a better place now!

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