Horton, Terry

Terry Horton
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Terry Horton, 70, of Edmond, Okla., died Friday, July 22, 2005.

He was born on May 6, 1935, in Clovis, to Daisy Mae and E.H. Horton.

He was the youngest of four sons. He married Elaine Summers in March 1958. He received a bachelor’s degree in 1958 and master’s of education in 1964. He received a doctorate in education from New Mexico State University in 1969. He was an elementary teacher in Merced, Calif., and Clovis. He was a professor at the University of Central Oklahoma from 1969 until he retired in 2000. He also served as chairperson of the Elementary Education Department. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Edmond, Okla. and was a volunteer for the Breakfast on the Boulevard program.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Art Horton.

Survivors include by his wife; a son, Kevin and his wife Susan, four grandchildren Andy and Hilary Horton of Houston and Landon and Colby Savage of Edmond, Okla.; and a great-granddaughter, Ansley Horton of Houston.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hope Center of Edmond, Okla., or the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are by Baggerley Funeral Home of Edmond, Okla.