A rosary was recited for Frances Horton, 52, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. A funeral Mass was celebrated Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, 2 p.m., at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with the Rev. Juan Antonio Gutierrez, OFM, officiating. She was laid to rest at South Park Cemetery.
She passed away Feb. 6, 2011, in Roswell. Frances was born Nov. 9, 1958, in Roswell, to Felipe Horton and Fernanda Chavez Horton. She lived with and dedicated her life to her loving man Ruben Ruiz. Together they raised three children. She loved to watch TV and laugh with all the good comedies.
She loved to put on music and make a wonderful meal for her children and extended family to come over and enjoy. She loved her grandchildren and would spend as much time as she could hanging out with her close friends and family. She had a spirit that could fill a room and bring a smile to all that were there. She will be greatly missed by all who love her. Those left behind to cherish her memory are her husband Ruben Ruiz; children, Crystal Vigil and husband Frankie Juarez, Josefina â€œWedaâ€ Horton Franco and Monique Terraza, and April Horton and husband Joe Olivares; mother Fernanda Horton and husband Arnoldo Enriquez- Solis; siblings, Cruz Dillard, Nancy Garcia and husband Averisto â€œBuddy,â€ Rose Hernandez, Juana Rubio and husband Vicente, Fernanda Garcia and Mark Garcia, Adan Horton, Sally Chavez, Phillip Navarette and Carmen, Kathryn Horton and Monico Carabajal and Augustine Horton and Esther Hernandez; grandchildren, Jose, Santino, Ernest and Mia Munoz, Danny Jo Longoria, Veronica Guilez, Atalaya Horton, Desiree, Crystal and Esperanza Garcia, and Ethan Horton; special friends, Connie and Eva Horton; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
She was preceded in death by her father Felipe Horton; sister Mary Lou Horton; brother Rosito Horton; nephew Angel Horton; and nephews, Felipe and Avaristo Garcia. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at andersonbethany. com. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.