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Loretta Slaton

Loretta Slaton

Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Obituary

Loretta Cantrell Slaton, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 28, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.
Mrs. Slaton was born December 29, 1941 to the late Fred and Claudine Cantrell and had been a resident of Dawson County for most of her life. Loretta was raised in Sautee, Georgia and a graduate of Nacoochee High School where she played basketball. Devoted, loving and hard-working, she was one of the best cooks in North Georgia. She was a member of Silver City Baptist Church and a mama to many, not just her family, who made everyone feel loved. Loretta was also preceded in death by her brothers, David Cantrell, Earl Cantrell; brother in law, Wallace Slaton; niece, Lori Slaton.
Surviving are her husband of 58 years, Roger D. Slaton, Dawsonville; children, Barry and Lora Slaton, Dawsonville, Chuck and Frankie Slaton, Gainesville, Julie and Jason Stanfield, Dawsonville; sisters and brothers in law, Jeanie and Buford Kinsey, Cleveland, Carol and Jack Westmoreland, Clarkesville, Eva Nix, Rome, Wilma Dorsey, Cleveland; brother and sisters in law, Ronald and Helen Cantrell, Hiawassee, Barbara Cantrell, Clayton, Eloise Slaton, Austell; grandchildren, Tyler and Maddie Slaton, Riley and Devin Gearhart, Brittan Slaton, Charles “Chaz” Slaton, Mollie Stanfield, Elijah Stanfield, Abby Samples-Slaton; a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Monday March 2, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Silver City Baptist Church. Rev. Brody Hughes, Rev. Russell Burt, Rev. Tim Biddy, Rev. Chris Gilbert, Rev. Stephen Davis and Rev. Scott Sorrells will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday February 29 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Sunday March 1 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 29th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 29th, 2020 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Bearden Funeral Home
    Address
    334 Hwy. 53 East
    DAWSONVILLE, GA 30534
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  • Second Visitation

    Sunday, March 1st, 2020 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Sunday, March 1st, 2020 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Bearden Funeral Home
    Address
    334 Hwy. 53 East
    DAWSONVILLE, GA 30534
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, March 2nd, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Monday, March 2nd, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Silver City Baptist Church
    Address
    CUMMING, GA 30041
  • Interment

    Location
    Silver City Baptist Church Cemetery
    Address
    6170 Jewell Bennett Road
    DAWSONVILLE, GA 30534
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CHARLIE EDMONDSON

Posted at 02:55pm
ROGER, WE ARE SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT LORETTA. WE SEND OUR CONDOLENCES AND PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY'S COMFORT AND HEALING. MAY GOD WRAP HIS ALMIGHTY ARMS AROUND YOU ALL, WITH HIS GRACE AND ASSURANCE THAT SHE IS IN HER HEAVENLY HOME WITH NO PAIN OR SORROW. RESPECTFULLY, CAROLYN AND CHARLIE
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Posted at 07:28pm
Sent with love and remembrance ,Danny and Tammy Bennett
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Shane and Cynthia Stanfield

Posted at 05:45pm
Our family has been so blessed to have known Loretta! She made everyone she met feel special and loved. And we sure love her!! Her smile would light up a room, she was so beautiful inside and out! We will miss her so much! Prayers for comfort and peace for the whole family!
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Jennifer Frierson

Posted at 08:43am
I never had the pleasure of meeting Loretta but I know her daughter, Julie, and from knowing what an amazing person Julie is, I know that Loretta must have been equally amazing! Apples never fall far from the tree!! Much love and prayers to you and your family, Julie!
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Posted at 11:16pm
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