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Mae Horn

Mae Horn

Mae Horn, age 94, passed away on Monday October 18, 2010 at her home in Maumelle. She was born in Cisco, Texas on May 25, 1916 to the late Pearl and Jasper Daniels.

She was a member of the First Christian Church in Maumelle. Mae was married for 37 years to L.A. Horn, until his death in 1969. She and Mr. Horn moved to Little Rock in 1951.They introduced the zig-zag sewing machine to the state of Arkansas. Mae was trained In Italy in the use of this innovative sewing technology. She held demonstrations of this machine throughout the state.

She and her husband went into the clothing business with Hornâs Men Store in1961. She appeared on television commercials and is best known for her raspy voiced âI dress all the best dressed men.â She operated a successful retail clothing store at 7th and Center for over 30 years.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Horn Roy, her granddaughter, Cathy Wyatt and husband Richard Wyatt, and four grandchildren, Lindsay Mae Wyatt, Allen Wyatt, Jonathon Wyatt, and Joshua Wyatt and one surviving sister, Mary Linn, of Fort Worth, Texas. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to L.A. Horn Scholarship at UALR.

Visitation will be at Ruebel Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 from 4 to 6 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Ruebel Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 11 a.m., followed by burial at Roselawn Memorial Park. Arrangements by Ruebel Funeral Home.

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"Nancy I know this is a very difficult time for you and Cathy. I just want to send my heartfelt condolences


Hampton Roy | Little Rock, AR |

"Dear Nancy and Family --

How blessed you have been to have had such a vibrant, inspiring woman in your lives as your Mother - 'MAE HORN!' She was both tender-hearted and aggressive, full of the-fun-of-life as well as a gentle soul; in short - she was 'the best of what ever was needed' no matter which way she turned! Your clan will surely be at a loss without this marvelous Mother at the core-of-your-world. Arkansas will miss such a grand 'n good businesswoman as well as a precious lady. (No doubt '...all the best dressed Angels' will be donning new robes in Paradise! )We extend to you our sincere condolences."

Jim Stanley, Jr. & Audrey Burtrum-Stanley | North Little Rock, AR |

"Nancy, I'm so sorry for your loss. I know that your mom will long be remembered and longer be loved."
Mark Eubanks | Hot Springs, AR |

"Please accept my sincere condolences in the passing of "Ma Mae". I most admired her great sense of humor. I only knew her in the early 70's (40 years ago), but I never forgot her! What a wonderful lady, and you were very lucky to have had her as your mother. Nancy, please send me an email... I'd love to get together for lunch.

Karen Heslep Karps | Hot Springs, AR |

"Dearest Wyatts, I am sorry to hear of your Grandmother/GreatGrandmother's passing. What an amazing woman she was! You have been blessed to have had her for 94 years! God bless you all. Love, Kitty"
Kitty McArthur | Little Rock, AR |

"Dear Mrs. Nancy,
This saddens me to hear about Mrs. Mae's passing. She was such a wonderful woman and i admired her so much. When i was younger and went and stayed with my Aunt Joan, I would run down to Mrs. Mae's house and visit her for hours on the back porch or kitchen table and play with her dogs and she would always tell me about her life and she always talked about her family also. I loved her so much I wrote a school paper about her when i was younger. She will be truelly missed by so many people and I will always have her in my heart. Now all the men upstairs will be the best dressed men :)"

Krystil Tester Brown | Shirley, AR |

You're in our thoughts and prayers. Mae was a wonderful neighbor when she lived in Sherwood. She will be missed!
Becki & Larry"

Becki and Larry Vassar | Sherwood, AR |

"Ms. Horn use to watch after me when my dad worked for Horn's. She was such a sweet lady! She use to call me Brandi Mae. I'll pray for your family and wish the best for all of you. Ms. Horn will be missed and the phrase "all the best dressed men" will always ring in my ears when i look back on the times that we spent with Ms. Mae Horn."
Brandi Buck Sibert | BAUXITE, AR |

"I am the retired Catholic Bishop of Little Rock. Our Cathedral of St. Andrew is only a block from your Mother's store. I passed your Mother's store every day on my way to my office. I even bought some suits there. I can't help but smile when I recall her classic ad, "I dress all the best-dressed men". May your dear Mother rest in peace! Your friend, Andrew J. McDonald, Bishop Emeritus/Chaplain

Bishop Andrew J. McDonald, D.D. | Palatine, IL |

"Nancy and family;
I just read of Mae's passing. I am so sorry for your loss and so blessed to have known her. She had an enormously positive impact on my life. She was one in a million and will be greatly missed.

See you and Killer at the gates Mae!

Blythe Allen"

Blythe Allen | Conway, AR |

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