May 31, 1934 - Nov. 26, 2019

Patricia Ruth Horn, age 85, formerly of Akron, died on Nov. 26, 2019, at 4:51 p.m. at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, where she was a resident.

She was born on May 31, 1934, in Alexandria, to Charles M. and Martha E. (Baker) Malicoat.

Patricia married Jack E. Horn on June 10, 1951, in Alexandria.

Patricia lived in the Akron area for 33 years before moving to Peabody Retirement Community 11/2 years ago with her husband. She worked for approximately 12 years at Johns Manville in Alexandria as a factory worker. She then worked at Heckman Bindery for 13 years and retired from there.

Patricia enjoyed crocheting, needlepoint and reading books. She crocheted many gifts for her family and friends and for special occasions such as weddings and baby showers. All who received the gifts treasured them very much. She enjoyed having visitors and seeing all of her grandchildren. She was a member of the Jimmy Swaggart Media Church.

Patricia is survived by three children, Timothy A. (spouse Debbie) Horn, Alexandria, Daniel E. (spouse Melody) Horn, Tipton, and Julie R. (spouse Mike) Smith, Claypool; eight grandchildren, Lindsay (Jason) Smith, Brandon (Lisa) Dotson, Nick (Erin) Smith, Jordan Smith, Madira (Eric) Markley, Miriah (Brian) Burnell, Jason Horn and Crisi Young; 23 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jack E. Horn, deceased on Nov. 10, 2019; and her brother, Samuel A. Malicoat.

Visitation will be on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the Earl-Love Funeral Home, 811 E. Rochester Street, Akron. The funeral service will follow visitation at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Frank Whitaker officiating. Burial will be in the Akron IOOF Cemetery.

For those who wish to honor the memory of Patricia, memorial contributions may be made to the Peabody Foundation and mailed to Peabody Retirement Community, 400 W. Seventh St., North Manchester, IN 46962.

Online condolences may be sent to The staff of Earl-Love Funeral Home considers it a privilege and an honor to care for the family and friends of Patricia R. Horn.