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Maggie Slayton

Thursday, November 9, 2006

SIKESTON - Maggie Leslie Slayton, 92, died Nov. 8, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

Born Dec. 12, 1913, in Tahlequah, Okla., daughter of the late Going Snake and Katie Crittenden Kingfisher, she was a member of the New Beginnings Fellowship Church.

On March 29, 1978, in Miami, Okla., she married Gene Slayton, who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, John and Thelma Slayton of Canalou; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Curt Spencer and Helen and Ron Beardsley of Sikeston; one brother, Eagle Kingfisher of Tahlequah; and 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

One brother and two sisters preceded her in death.

Visitation is from noon until time of services at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. The Rev. Bill Martin, pastor of New Beginnings Fellowship Baptist Church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Matthews Cemetery in Matthews.