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“Dear Horton Family,In 1965, I was a second grader in St. Charles and Mrs. Marilee was my teacher. I remember liking her and thinking what a pretty...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: larhonda noggle - bee branch, AR

“She will be greatly missed !! Mrs.Marilee was one of the sweetest lady ... ”
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“Sherry & Ronnie - Our mother enjoyed her friendship with your mother and the feeling of kinship. We loved hearing of their parties watching...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Brenda & Jim Bell - Madison, WI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you, her family, after losing your loved one! ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Sonny and Flora Sisemore

“So sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Walter and Clara Bounds - DeWitt, AR

“Don, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Your mom was a very special lady and will truly be missed. May give you and your family...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Clara Fitzpatrick - DeWitt, AR

“Marilee was a special lady with a beautiful smile I love her fly high my friend ”
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“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryl Johnson - Saint Charles, AR

Marilee Bisswanger Horton, 88, of St. Charles passed away September 1, 2017.  She was born May 18, 1929 in Ethel to Joe and Vera Lois Bisswanger.  

  She began her teaching career at the age of 17 in 1946.  She was a member of St. Charles Baptist Church and was an adult Sunday School teacher.  She also attended Strong Women.
  Marilee was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Herbert Horton.

  She is survived by her three children and their spouses Sherry Allen (Ronny) of Gillett, Phil Horton (Susan) of St. Charles, and Don Horton (Shanna) of Fayetteville; eight grandchildren Doug Allen (Millie), Laura Soileau (Jared), Chris Allen, Drew Horton, Lindsey Spears (Jacob), and Ethan, Emma, and Ellie Horton; and three great grandchildren Gage Currie, Levi Soileau, and Sutton Spears.

  Funeral services will be 3:00 September 3 at St. Charles Baptist with visitation one hour before the service. Burial will follow in Cecdarcrest Memorial Gardens by Essex Funeral Home. 

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