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Juanita F. Horton

Juanita Fortune Horton, 80, a retired accountant in the research contract office, passed away at home on August 5, 2015, after a terminal illness.

A memorial service will be held on September 12 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens, 771 Somerset St., Somerset, N.J. 08873. For more information, contact First Baptist Church at 732-839-2411 or Anita Horton at 908-472-8450 or Sherri Plummer at 732-642-2090.

Horton lived her life with determination and her own unique style. When she graduated from high school in 1953, she enlisted in the U.S. Army and was station in Missouri for two years.

She later married and had three children and earned three degrees. She worked for Rutgers University for 26 years years as an accountant in the research contract office. She retired from there in 2004.

She will be remembered and missed by many for her witty ways, no nonsense attitude, and enormous generosity of heart. She cared deeply and lived quietly.

Horton is survived by her children, Sherri Plummer, Anita Horton, and Paul Horton, and four grandchildren.

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