The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


June 14, 2014

Elmer Slaton

— Elmer Lee Slaton, 55, of Elkmont, died Friday, June 13, 2014, at his residence. There will be a graveside service at 4 p.m. Monday at Apostolic Cemetery with Doug McCurry officiating. Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Spry Funeral Home.

Mr. Slaton was born Sept. 26, 1958, in Limestone County. He was of the Baptist faith and a retired security guard at Athens-Limestone Hospital.

Survivors his wife of 37 years, Edith Slaton, Elkmont; two sons, Josh Slaton and Joe Slaton and wife, Delanna, all of Elkmont; a daughter: Angel Gordon and husband, Jason of Elkmont; grandchildren, Leighan Slaton, Joshua Slaton Jr., Thorne Slaton, Charity Gordon and Breanna Gordon; two brothers, Jimmy Slaton and Ricky Slaton, both of Athens; and one niece.

He was preceded in death by parents, Ovie and Helen Slaton.

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