CHAFFEE - Iris Lee Taylor Slinkard, adoring and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, went home to be with our Heavenly Father on Saturday, April 1, 2006.
She was born on Oct. 21, 1944, in Chaffee, daughter of Hampton Howard and Maude Louise White Taylor.
She and Gerry Slinkard were married on July 20, 1968, and he survives.
Slinkard was employed as a utility worked at Florsheim Shoe Factory in Chaffee and Cape Girardeau.
Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Crystal Slinkard and Michael Hayes of Chaffee; two grandchildren, Katelyn and Seth Hayes, both of Chaffee, sister and brother-in-law, Alice and Mike Swain of Chaffee; nieces, Trisha Brown of Chaffee and Kim Glastetter of Benton; nephews, John Brown of St. Louis and Aaron Glastetter of Chaffee; and one great-nephew, Noah Glastetter of Benton.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Margaret Taylor and Laura Taylor Brown.
Friends may call at 4 p.m. today at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, where funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, with the Rev. C.B. Stidham and the Rev. Jack Owens officiating.
Burial will be at the Union Park Cemetery in Chaffee.
Pallbearers will be: Aaron Glastetter, John Brown, Michael Hayes, Michael Swain, David Copeland and Greg Worl.