Born 7-7-1915 -- Died 9-26-2005
Edith Derotha Sloan, 90, of Thayer, Mo., was born July 7, 1915, in Fulton County, Ark., the daughter of the late Issac N. Willison and Ada Celia Pierce Willison.. She died Sept. 26, 2005, at West Plains, Mo.
She was united in marriage Nov. 20, 1948, in Craighead County, Ark. to Charles Sloan who preceded her in death Dec. 6, 1980.
Survivors include two daughters, Diane Pierce and husband, Jim and Millie Myers and husband, Larry, all of Mammoth Spring, three sons, Herman Sloan of Koshkonong, Paul Sloan and wife, Kathy and Neal Sloan all of Thayer, four grandchildren, Jason Sloan, Derek Pierce, Brian Myers and Brandon Myers; one sister, Grace Porter of Thayer; many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one infant daughter, Patsy L. Sloan; one grandson, Matthew Pierce; two brothers, Ward and Frank Willison; six half sisters and three half brothers.
The funeral service for Edith Sloan was held Sept. 29 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Erman Croney officiating. Burial was in the Riverside Cemetery in Mammoth Spring with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.