Maxine Horton, 89, of Aurora passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019 in her home.

She was born to Hugh and Rella Parks Sweatt on June 24, 1929 in St. Louis. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include three sons, Gary Horton and wife, Mary Beth of El Cajon, California, David Horton and wife, Missy of Verona, Missouri. and James Horton and wife, Danette of Melber, Kentucky; one daughter, Cheryl Coffman of Ocala, Florida; one brother, Hugh Sweatt Jr. and wife, Margaret of Hernando, Mississippi; one sister, Norma Ziegler of East Helena, Montana; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren and two beloved pets, Timmy and Dede.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 56 years, Don Horton; two daughters, Donna Hintz and Pamela Hanson; and one sister, Linda Pleshe.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, May 31, in the Aurora Bible Church under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Maple Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stray Rescue of St. Louis, in care of the funeral home.