Dowling Park: Mary Smith Horton, age 87, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014 in Dowling Park. She was a 14 year resident of the Advent Christian Village. Her former home was in St. Augustine, FL.
Graveside Funeral services will be at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Hayes Cemetery, Lee, Florida.
She was born in Tarpon Springs, Florida. In Mary’s earlier years, she served God at Ancient City and St. Augustine Baptist churches.
She is survived by 5 daughters: Mary Teresa Starkey of Cocoa, FL, Linda Diane Milnes of Dowling Park, FL, Doris Murdoch of Live Oak, FL, Jean Marie Derr of Citra, FL and Susan Gayle Alderman of Haines City, FL; 3 sisters Maxine Edmunds of St. Augustine, Carole Raker of Lake City, FL and Laverne Schmid of Folkston, GA.
In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hayes Cemetery Fund, c/o Frances Mercer, 3012 NE CR 255, Lee, FL 32059 or Alzheimers Association athttp://m.alz.org./ c/o Dianne Milnes, PO Box 422, Dowling Park, FL 32064.
Summited by John Bullard