2009-10-01 / Obituaries


Linda Faye King Gaston died at her Walker Springs residence Sept. 25, 2009 at 62 years of age. She was a member of the St. Luke Baptist Church of Walker Springs where she served on the program committee.

A retired educator of the Clarke County School System, working 25 years at Coffeeville High School, she was a member of the Clarke County Retired Teacher’s Association, AEA, NEA, a member of Good Success Chapter No. 403 Order of the Eastern Star, Froster No. 222 Assembly of The Golden Circle and a graduate of Harper High School in the Class of 1965. She was also a tutor at the Toddtown Development Center.

Survivors include brothers, Monroe Slater of Los Angeles, Calif. and Larry (Brenda) Williams of Mobile; and two sisters, Marjorie Elaine Dexter and Willie Dean Williams, both of Sacramento, Calif.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Heneritta and Vernon Slater; grandparents, Luberta and Henry King Sr.; and an uncle, Henry King Jr.

Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 2, 6-8 p.m. at Jackson Memorial Funeral Home. An Eastern Star ceremony will begin at 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. at the St. Luke Baptist Church with the Rev. Bobby White, pastor and officiating minister. Interment will follow at Hotel Hill Cemetery in Walker Springs. Repass will follow in the St. Luke Baptist Church fellowship hall.

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