2012-05-10 / 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 greatgrandchildren; seven greatgreat 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 greatgranddaughter, Jamie Dianne Slayton.

The service was May 4 at 11 a.m. at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson. Burial was in the Trinity Memorial Gardens with Revs. Jim DuFriend and Johnny Kendrick officiating.

Active pallbearers were Jim Slayton, Russ Slayton, Robert Searcy Slayton Jr., John David Slayton, Robert Slayton, Wayne Slayton, J.P. Milstead and Mark Milstead.

Honorary pallbearers were 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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