Myra Lee Horn, aged 89, died peacefully Jan. 24, 2018, in Huntsville, Ala. Myra was born Oct. 15, 1928, in Paris, daughter of Lee and Essie Hutchison. Myra graduated from Paris High School and attended Arkansas State Teachers College (University of Central Arkansas), where she was a Sigma Sigma Sigma. Myra married J.C. Horn in December 1947 and moved to Memphis, Tenn. Myra and J.C. were married 58 years. While in Memphis, Myra worked for Sears and Roebuck and later at Treace Medical Inc. Myra served as a room mother and was active in the Mother's Club and Band Boosters at Harding Academy in Memphis.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Paris and enjoyed visiting Trinity Baptist Church in Madison, Ala. Myra was very active in her church and community in Paris. She worked for many years to provide city water for the residents of the Mount Magazine area. She wanted this to be her legacy to her community of Corley. Myra was appointed to the Arkansas Division of Volunteerism Advisory Council by Gov. Mike Huckabee and served from 1998-2001.

Myra is survived by her brother, Dan Hutchison and his wife, Marilyn of Mira Loma, Calif.; daughter, Susan Spencer and husband Jeff of Madison, Ala.; grandchildren, Brian Spencer (Catherine) of Huntsville, Ala., and Katy Brown, DVM (Edward) of Maineville, Ohio; three nieces and two nephews, plus dear cousins and many close friends.

Many thanks to Always There for providing awesome caregivers for Myra. Several were very dear to her, including Wanda, Kierrya, Alisha, Connie, Carrie, JeNeaj, and Cheryl.

Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church in Paris.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church in Paris with the Rev. Harlin Brewton officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Paris under the direction of Roller Funeral Home. Online guestbook available at

Memorial gifts may be made to First Baptist Church, 311 East Main Street, Paris, AR 72855 or to Trinity Baptist Church, 1088 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758, designated for missions. The family requests that you perform an act of service in her memory.