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Loretta "Gay" Horton

May 14, 1933 — July 22, 2022

Loretta "Gay" Horton

Funeral services for Loretta “Gay” Horton, 89, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 1815 Marshall St., Shreveport, Louisiana. A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be held at Forest Park Cemetery, St, Vincent in Shreveport, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Larry Milford.

Gay was born on May 14, 1933 in Stuttgart, Arkansas to Orin Marvin Henderson and Mamie Stith Henderson and passed away Friday, July 22, 2022 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Gay grew up in Hamburg, Arkansas and graduated high school in 1954. Gay and her sister moved to Shreveport to start the next chapter of their lives. She worked for Delta Airlines as a city ticket agent for over 30 years. She married Murphy B. Horton in August 1963. He was the love of her life and they were together until his death in 2010. Gay was loved by many and was devoted to her family.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 47 years, Murphy B. Horton; sister, Bobbie Jo Bryan and brother, Paul James Henderson.

Left to cherish her memory are her brother-in-law, William Allen Bryan and his two daughters; children of Paul Henderson; and many grandnieces and grandnephews.

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Visitation

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

9:00 - 10:00am (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Home - Shreveport Marshall

1815 Marshall St., Shreveport, LA 71101

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Home - Shreveport Marshall

1815 Marshall St., Shreveport, LA 71101

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Burial

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

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