DOROTHY McKINLEY HORNER (Age 95)
Passed away on Thursday, January 20, 2011 of Silver Spring, MD at her home, in the care of her family. She was born on November 1, 1915, in Washington, DC. A fourth generation Washingtonian, she was the child of the late Margaret McClellan and Lowell McKinley of Georgetown. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in the District of Columbia where she was a member of Lambda Chi Sorority, and after further business studies, she managed the Western Union offices in Georgetown and at Union Station. Subsequently, she was a personnel specialist at the Federal Housing Administration and the Naval Ordnance Laboratory from which she retired. Beloved wife for 52 years of the late Andrew Annan Horner, who died in 1990; loving mother of Marcia Nilson and John Horner. Also survived by other loving family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Tuesday, January 25 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial Mass will be offered at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Blvd., Silver Spring, MD on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 11 a.m. Interment of her cremains will be held at a later date at Emmitsburg Presbyterian Cemetery, Emmitsburg, MD. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Combat Soldiers Recovery Fund, 3804 Williams Lane, Chevy Chase, MD 20815, www.csrf.us.
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