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Effie Edwena Dunaway Horton

06/17/1928 - 11/06/2018

Obituary for Effie Edwena Dunaway Horton

Effie Edwina Horton , age 90, died November 6, 2018 at home in Denham Springs, LA, surrounded by her loving
children and family. She was born on June 17,1928 in
Jayess, MS, to Robert and Vetha Dunaway . She spent
time in NYC where she worked as a Barbizon model.
Upon returning to Baton Rouge, she met and married
Walter Horton and they raised five children. She retired
from Sears Roebuck and later from the State Times and
Morning Advocate as layout artist in Baton Rouge, LA.
She was an avid fisherman and loved her gardening and
while she lost her sight later in life, it never slowed her
from doing what she loved. She is survived by her
brother Bob A Dunaway (Mary Lynn) of Clinton MS. and
her children, David G. Horton , Walter A. Horton Jr.
(Barbara), Mary Beth Hanson (Brad), Sharon Duplantis
(Jamie), Guy E. Horton (Gayle) and numerous
grandchildren and great grandchildren. Proceeded in
death by her parents, her brother David Dunaway, sister
Jane Martinesko, and Walter A. Horton Sr., the father of
her children. The family requests donations to Pinnacle
Hospice in Baton Rouge in lieu of flowers.




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