Dr. Arlyn Vernisa Horn, 38, of Murfressboro, Tennessee passed away Friday, February
26, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. She was born to proud parents, Darryl and Janice
Horn, on November 24, 1982. Arlyn was raised in Chattanooga; and was a Christian of
the Baptist faith.

Arlyn was a 2001 graduate of Chattanooga Christian High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, with minors in Chemistry and Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University in 2005. While there, she was initiated into Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Iota Tau Chapter. Arlyn was currently a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Rutherford County Alumnae Chapter. Arlyn went on to be a member of the inaugural graduating class from Belmont University School of Pharmacy, earning her Doctorate of Pharmacy in 2012. In May 2020, Dr. Horn earned her Masters of Public Health – Epidemiology from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. In addition, she served on the Vanderbilt Masters of Public Health Curriculum Committee.

Dr. Horn worked as a retail pharmacist for many years. She was currently employed as a community pharmacist at Affordable Pharmacy Services in Nashville. She was a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee and the Nashville Rescue Mission. Arlyn loved helping others so much that she donated organs/tissue to further cancer research. She enjoyed music, ballroom dancing, and her second Sunday family dinners. Arlyn was an avid reader and enjoyed the outdoors. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Raymond and Lillie B. Russell and Vernon and Pearlie Mae Horn.

Arlyn will be missed and forever in the hearts of her parents, Vernon Darryl Horn Sr. and Janice T. Horn; brother, Vernon Darryl Horn Jr.; aunt, Raylana Russell; uncle, Ricky Horn; great aunt, Jo Ann Armstrong; and a host of other relatives and friends. The family would like to thank the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center and Dr. Vicki Keedy and her team for excellent care.

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