ORAN -- Christopher Ryan Slavings, 23, formerly of Hayti, died Oct. 8, 2006, in Oran.
Born July 7, 1983, in Hayti, son of Michael James Slavings Sr. of Hayti and Deborah Ann Ward DePung of Farmington, he was a welder and a member of the Significant Grace Apostolic Grace Church in Sikeston.
Survivors include: one son, Ryan Christopher Slavings of Hayti; one brother, Michael James Slavings Jr. of Hayti; his grandmothers, Geraldine Slavings of Hayti and Fleta Parr of Salisbury; his fiance, Carly Pearson of Oran; his stepmother, Cora Slavings of Hayti; and four uncles, four aunts, two great-
uncles, two great-aunts, two nieces and one nephew.
Services were held at 2 p.m. today at the John W. German Funeral Home in Hayti with Pastor Jamie Jones officiating.
Burial followed in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Hayti.
Pallbearers were: Kevin Stewart, Josh Burnett, Josh Smith, Jim Armstrong, Randy Trimm and Randy Hayes.