Eugenia V. “Jean” Horton, 93, of Watsontown, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Evangelical Community Hospital.
Born June 6, 1926 in Towanda, she was the daughter of the late Eugene L. and Della Z. (Elliott) Lindsey. On March 5, 1949 she married Alvin L. Horton and they celebrated 47 years of marriage until his death August 23, 1996.
She was a 1944 graduate of Towanda High School and attended Eastern Pilgrim College from 1945 to 1948 where she studied Theology.
Jean enjoyed painting outdoor scenes, listening to gospel music, traveling, reading, and animals, but most precious to her was spending time with her family.
She was a member of Delaware Run Wesleyan Church, Watsontown.
Surviving are three daughters: Betty L. Connelly and her husband Alan of Schenectady, NY; Mary J. Bierly and her husband Joel of Watsontown; and Carol S. Newton of New Columbia; five grandchildren: Ben (Heather) Newton, Julie (Brian) Nejman; Charles A. (Alysa) Connelly, and Jolene and Joel (Ashley) Bierly, Jr.; seven great-grandchildren; and three sisters-in-law: Margaret Lindsey of Media, Doris Lindsey of Towanda, and Cathy Horton of Athens; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death besides her husband was a son-in-law, Dale Newton; two sisters: Frances A. Dunn and Helen D. Merrill, and two brothers: Edwin V. and Glenn W. Lindsey.
Burial in Presbyterian Cemetery, McEwensville will be held privately at the convenience of the family.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 26th, 2019, at Delaware Run Wesleyan Church, with her pastor, Rev. Michael Reece, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Delaware Run Wesleyan Church, 5570 Musser Lane, Watsontown, PA 17777.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brooks Funeral Home and Cremation Svc, PC, 124 Main Street, Watsontown. www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com
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