Nancy Horne

Published 9:34 am Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Nancy Horne


Nancy Ann Crain Horne, 81, passed from this life on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Nancy was born July 18, 1935, and was the daughter of Tarlton (Tat) Lee Crain and Margaret Baker Crain.

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She was preceded in death by two sisters, Elizabeth Erma Crain of Danville, and Rosemary Crain Bandy of Nicholasville; and one brother, William G. “Billy” Crain of Perryville.

Survivors include her loving husband of 62 years, Harold Lloyd Horne; three children, Lloyd Allison Horne, Thomas Lee Horne and Rebecca Ann Horne Moore; and brother, David Lee Crain of Mitchellsburg. She was a grandmother of six and great-grandmother of 12.

Nancy attended Eastern Kentucky University prior to starting her career as a teacher in one-room schools. She later taught at both Oil Springs and Porter Elementary schools in Paintsville, Ky.

Nancy was a lifelong member of Rockhouse Freewill Baptist Church in Paintsville.

Services were held Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 at Rockhouse Freewill Baptist Church. Burial was in Walker-Horne Family Cemetery in Paintsville.