Betty L. Horton, 82, of Lake Placid, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Manhasset.
Mrs. Horton was born April 25, 1931 in Lake Placid. She is the daughter of the late Lloyd A. and the late Volita (Frenya) Perkins.
Betty attended Lake Placid High School. She loved her family and spent most of her life raising them. She had been employed for years by the Lake Placid Hilton Resort. Betty loved to draw, and she enjoyed sketching elaborate house plans and writing novels.
She is survived by two sons: Anthony Horton of Brodheadsville, Pa. and Allan Horton of Lake Placid; one daughter, Sharon Horton of Glen Oaks; eight grandchildren: Jeremy, James, Shawn and his wife Jocleyn, Michaela, Makenzie, Anthony, Tabatha and Dianna; and six great-grandchildren: Forest, Blake, Breckin, Collin, Isiah and Alex.
Betty was predeceased by two brothers: Rudy Perkins and Leonard Perkins and one sister, Mildred Passarella.
There are no calling hours. Services and burial will be held in the spring at St. Agnes Cemetery.
The M. B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements.
Relatives and friends are invited to "light a candle" and share a memory or leave online condolences at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.