Bertie L. Slaton
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Bertie L. Slaton, 87, passed away, Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Pine Haven in Evansville, IN. She was born October 21, 1924 in Bumpus Mills, TN.
She worked at Shane's Manufacturing for many years and then went to work at Hillcrest Children's Home, where she retired. Bertie loved her family and spending time with them. She liked taking care of people. She was a member of New Bethel and very active within the church. She loved gardening.
She was preceded in death by seven sisters and three brothers.
Bertie is survived by daughter, Gayla Fowler; sons, Michael Lockwood (Carol), Garnell Lockwood (Sherrilyn), Ronnie Lockwood (Diane), Mark Lockwood (Tina); grandchildren, Shelley, Danny, Melody, Jamie, Catheleen, Sherry, Lisa, Garnell, Jr., Brandi, Leslie, Alisha; 20 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Taylor, Shirley Napier (Bob); brother, Paul Wall (Robbie); several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Pine Haven and especially Heritage Hospice for their wonderful care of Bertie.
Services will be 1:00PM, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Alexander West Chapel, with burial at Alexander Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may visit, Monday, July 30, 2012, from 2:00PM until 8:00PM and Tuesday, from 11:00AM until service time at the funeral home.
Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com.
Published in Courier Press on July 29, 2012