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Autrey “Aut” Horne

owner and operator of Horne Funeral Home, Gurdon, Arkansas, died September 19, 2012, at age 87. Horne served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and graduated from Landig Mortuary College. He was president of Standard Life Insurance Company and owned and operated the funeral home for 48 years. Horne received the Rotary Club’s Paul Harris Award and served on the Gurdon Public School Board for 25 years, much of that time as president. He also served on the board of directors for Clark County Bank and First State Bank for 45 years and was a member of the Arkansas Funeral Directors Association and NFDA. He is survived by wife Bettye Jean, daughter Lisa and two grandchildren.