Lora Jefflean Horton, age 80, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Hardy, Ark., died Feb. 21, 2007, at St. Anthony Regional Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born Feb. 3, 1927, at Hardy, the daughter of the late Alec and Belle Shelly Spurlock.
She was united in marriage to Leroy Horton on March 13, 1948, in Hardy; he preceded her in death on Feb. 20, 1991.
Mrs. Horton was a homemaker, member of the VFW Auxiliary in Cedar Hill, Mo., and a member of the Liberty Hill Methodist Church.
Survivors include: two sons, Roger Horton and his wife Joyce of Houston, Texas, and Gary Horton and his wife Karen of St. Louis, Mo.; one sister, Gilda Spurlock of Tulare, Calif.; three grandsons, Paul Horton, Douglas Horton and Chris Horton; several nephews; nieces; and many other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother and 10 sisters.