Beverly Ann HORTON
June 20, 1955 – November 3, 2020
The story of a Ann's life
“This is the day the Lord has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.”. Psalm 118:24
Beverly Ann Horton was born June 20, 1955, to the parentage of Ms. Billie Ruth Horton.
At a tender age, Ann surrendered her life to Christ and was baptized at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend P. L. H. Watson.
Ann progressed through the Fort Worth Public Schools and graduated from I.M. Terrell High School in 1973.
Ann's life became seasoned with love when she married McClendon Mathis Jr. in January 2001. Unable to bear children of her own, and demonstrated her love by rearing her step-children: Patrikka Henry Knox, Michael Gray and McClendon Mathis III., affectionately known as, “Bubba”. Having a Passion to care for others, Ann’s career consisted of 27 years of employment with John Peter Smith Hospital and other jobs which she found to be fulfilling.
Ann love Christ, life, family and was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, McClendon Mathis Jr.; mother, Billie Ruth Horton and grandparents, Leon and Ellie Ree Horton.
Ann leaves to cherish her memories: Sister, Sharon Tamplin (Johnny); Brother, Reverend Donnie W Harden Sr.; step-children, Patrikka Knox (Robert); Michael Gray and McClendon Mathis III.; grandchildren, nieces, nephews, a host of cousins, other relatives and her dearest friend, Glenda McQueen.
2nd Timothy 4: 7
“I have fought a good fight Karma I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness which the Lord, the righteous judge, she'll give me at that day; and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.”
- McClendon Mathis, Jr., Husband (deceased)
- Billie Ruth Horton, Mother (deceased)
- Leon Horton, Grandfather (deceased)
- Ellie Ree Horton, Grandmother (deceased)
- Sharon Tamplin (Johnny), Sister
- Pastor Donnie W. Horton, Sr., Brother
- Patrikka Henry-Knox (Robert), Step-daughter
- Michael Gray, Step-Son
- McClendon Mathis, III., Step-Son
- Glenda McQueen, Special Friend
- A host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives.
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Monday, November 9, 2020
Beverly Ann HORTON
November 9, 2020
To the Horton Family,
Our hearts are heavy with hearing the passing of our beloved childhood friend, Ann. Sharon and Donnie, know that the Horton Family is loved and will always be in our prayers and thoughts. My prayer is that the Lord give you the strength and grace to get though this trying time. We love you and honor you in difficult time.
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