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Charles Everett Horner

Charles Everett Horner, age 80, of Bella Vista, Arkansas passed away Monday, April 19, 2021 at Circle of Life Hospice in Bentonville, Arkansas.


He was born January 22, 1941 in Cassville, Missouri, the son of Amos Edmond and Lora Ellen (Anderson) Horner. On October 8, 1960 in Butterfield, Missouri he was united in marriage to Judith Rose Cates, who survives. Also surviving are one son, Christopher Charles Horner and his wife Katie Mae of Hiwasse, Arkansas; two daughters, Kathleen Lynelle Downen and her husband Randall of Bryant, Arkansas and Kimberly Ann McCoy and her husband Max of Emporia, Kansas; two brothers, Michael Amos Horner and his wife Louise of Claremore, Oklahoma and Patrick Horner and his wife Maryann of Cassville, Missouri: four sisters, Louise Corder of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Jane Harvey of Springfield, Missouri, Ada Belle Wilmann of Kingman, Texas and Melanie Jo Tichenor of Springfield, Missouri; three sisters-in-law, Linda Horner of Independence, Missouri, Linda Horner of Cassville, Missouri and Mary Dale Horner of Oklahoma; grandchildren, Christopher Jacob Horner and his wife Abbie, Jaime Garms and her husband Keith, Jesse Stanton, Alexandra Nicolas and Melaina Nicolas and great grandchildren, Henry Charles Horner, Lilian Sue Horner, David Landen Calix, Maeleigh Kate Stanton and Masen Clinton Stanton.


Charles lived most of his life in Barry County where he attended school in Butterfield and Cassville, graduating from Cassville High School. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Arnhart Baptist Church in Purdy. He served in the Army National Guard of Missouri from December 13, 1959 until December 13, 1965. He was a quality supervisor for machine shops in the state of Missouri, worked for G & R Industries, Garrett Manufacturing, Clark Industries and was a dairy farmer. Charles and Judith moved from Purdy, Missouri to Bella Vista, Arkansas in 1997. The last twenty years before he retired was spent in the poultry business where he traveled all over the world as a service coordinator training supervisor.


Preceding him in death were his parents; five brothers, Eugene Horner, Larry Weatherly, William Horner, Jack Horner and Paul Horner; two sisters, Maxine Judd and Amali Sue Rogers.


Graveside services with military honors will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Butterfield under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor Tony Ball will conduct the services.


Contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association in memory of Charles.


Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences

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