Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
August 24, 2012 10:51 am EDT


MILLERSBURG — Helen Carolina Horner, 96, lovingly known as “Aunt Bell” passed away Wednesday night, Aug. 22, 2012, at Sycamore Run Nursing Center in Millersburg.

A lifelong resident of the Frazeysburg vicinity, she was born Aug. 8, 1916, to John Riley and Nellie (Little) Horner on the family farm north of town. She moved to Frazeysburg with her parents in 1944, and was employed at the Ohio Plastic Co. for 37 years. Helen was a member of the Frazeysburg United Methodist Church for 51 years and made many friends within the Frazeysburg community.

Survivors include two nieces, Nancy Wright (Bill) Chew of Killbuck and Jo Ann Wright (Ed) Kline of Mount Vernon; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Thomas Horner; three sisters, Margaret Lemert, Mary Horner and Ruth Wright; and several nieces and nephews. Though she never married and had no children, she was actively involved with and dearly loved by her extended family.

Calling hours will be Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Frazeysburg Chapel of Vensil & Chute Funeral Home, 110 W. Third St. Funeral service will be Sunday 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Frazeysburg Cemetery.

Helen’s family would like to express their appreciation to the compassionate staff of the Sycamore Run Nursing Center in Millersburg for the care they provided; and they ask that memorial contributions be made to Sycamore Run Nursing Center Resident Activity Fund, attention of Kirk Hartline, 6180 State Route 83, Millersburg, OH 44654.

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