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 will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at Overland Park Christian Church.  Celebration of life services will follow the  visitation at 2 p.m. at the church.

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 | 4 Comments »

4 Comments 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!

  2. ronnie gorden Says:

    Dear Bill, Mark, Dan & Families We express to you our deepest sympathy in the loss of a very special wife, mother & grandmother.She was indeed respected by all who knew her.She will be missed.

  3. Sharon Says:

    Lee was a special lady her Matt Ross friends missed her and inquired about how she was doing. Thoughts and prayers for the family.

  4. Kristina Owen Says:

    Dear Bill, Dan, Mark, Tanya; Daniel, Norman (Brother)wife Karen, Dimitri Horton; Niko Horton; Anya Horton; Alexander Horton; Abigail Horton; and friend, Iva Ragsdell. I am so sorry to hear about Lee’s passing. She always had a positive presence at OPCC. I thought about her quite a bit these past few months and wondered where she was. She will be dearly missed. You are all in my prayers and she takes her place with our Lord ! <3

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