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Royce Horton

FARMINGTON – Royce Horton of Farmington, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at home in Farmington at the age of 74. She was born in DeSoto on May 17, 1942, to the late Leroy Leo Wood and Zola (Johnston) Wood. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Nathan Leroy Horton; two sisters, Joyce and Linda and a brother, James.

Royce was a giving, loving woman who always put everyone before herself. She was a devoted and nurturing mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her son, Roy (Peggy) Horton of Orlando, Florida; granddaughter, Julie Louise Horton of St. Louis; former daughter-in-law, Tracy Presson of Farmington; one sister, Judy of St. Clair.

There will be a celebration of life at a later date. Interment will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis beside her late husband. View the online obituary and share your memories and condolences at

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