News From Terre Haute, Indiana

November 27, 2012

Flora Irene Horn


CLAY CITY, IND. — Flora Irene Horn, 80, of Clay City, passed away on Nov. 23, 2012, at her home with her family by her side. Flora was born June 15, 1932, the daughter of Ernest and Vinnie (Stanley) Fisher, in Terre Haute. She moved to Coal City at the age of 12. She married James Dean Horn on May 2, 1953. They moved to Hammond in 1956. She lived there until 1990. They then moved back to Clay City.

Flora was a member of Clay City Church of Christ and the Ladies Auxiliary Post 6606. She was a loving wife and mother and a great cook. She enjoyed collecting dolls and working with the church and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and son, James Dean Horn II.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, James Dean Horn of Clay City; daughters, Cora Flagg and husband Les of Jasonville, Beverly Pettis and husband Jim of Merrillville; five grandchildren, Brian Hopman, Aaron Pettis and wife Angie, Brandon Pettis, Patrick Flagg, Allison Kappas and husband Jeremy, all of Northwest Indiana; two great-grandchildren, James and Jacob Pettis.

Service will be Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, with Pastor Scott Wiley officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Southern Care Hospice, 4624 Springhill Junction, Terre Haute, IN 47802. To light a candle in her remembrance visit: