Dorothy Pauline Horton, passed away peacefully at home in Brookings on May 2, 2019. She was born in Milverton, Ontario, Canada on Nov. 17, 1936. Dorothy lived a very full life. The daughter of John Elder and Lizzie McWha of Northern Ireland, she grew up in Canada and British Guiana.

She married David Johnston Horton from Dublin, Ireland on March 21, 1959. They had a wonderful life together living in Toronto, New Jersey, Montreal, Ottawa, Hawaii, Connecticut, California, and Texas before finally settling down in Brookings 22 years ago.

She passed away surrounded by her loving children; Bob Horton of Brookings, Patricia Horton of Coppell, Texas, and Karen Murdock of Coppell, Texas.

Her children and grandson, Justin Murdock, will miss her very much. But their hearts are warmed envisioning her reunited with her beloved David, happy and on their next great adventure together.

— Submitted by the family

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