2012-05-03 / Obituaries


Gerladine Slayton, 96, of Jackson died May 2, 2012 at the Jackson Medical Center.
She was born Feb. 6, 1916. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Jackson.
Survivors include one son, Searcy Slayton, Jackson; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Russell "Phillip" Slayton, one son, Joseph Patterson "Pat" Slayton Sr., one grandson, Joseph P. "Joe" Slayton Jr., one great-granddaughter, Jamie Dianne Slayton.
Visitation will be Friday, May 4 from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Jackson. Burial will be in the Trinity Memorial Gardens with Revs. Jim DuFriend and Johnny Kendrick officiating.
Active pallbearers will be Jim Slayton, Russ Slayton, Robert Searcy Slayton Jr., John David Slayton, Robert Slayton, Wayne Slayton, J.P. Milstead and Mark Milstead.
Honorary pallbearers will be Doug Atchison, Drew Outlaw, Maurie Outlaw, Jackson Health Care Facility Employees.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.

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