Hershal Wayne Horner

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Hershal Wayne Horner, 76, of Rector, passed from this life on Friday October 2, 2015, in Rector. He was born on September 17, 1939, to the late Marvin and Jaunita (White) Horner. Hershal was a Baptist and was active with the American Red Cross and the Clay County Food Bank.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Patsy Ann (Harbin) Horner and two brothers, Eugene Horner and Larry Horner.

Wayne is survived by his daughter, Tonoa (Horner) Whisel and husband David of Springdale, Ark.; two brothers, Harold Horner and Terry Horner; three sisters, Maxine Nelson, Sandy White and Janice Plante; two grandchildren, David Whisel, II, and Madison Whisel; numerous nieces and nephews along with other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held beginning at 1 p.m. on Wednesday Oct. 7, in the Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector. Memorial services will follow at 2 p.m. at the chapel with Bro. Kim Bridges officiating. Internment will be in the Woodland Heights Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials may be made to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

Those who wish may send condolences to the family by signing the online guest book at www.irbyfuneralhome.com or by visiting the funeral home's Facebook page.