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Cecil Eugene Sligh, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 14, 1921
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 2012
Hartsville
Darlington County
South Carolina, USA

HARTSVILLE - Funeral service for Cecil Eugene Sligh Sr., 90, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2012, in the chapel of First Baptist Church. The Rev. Charles Roberts will officiate with burial in Magnolia Cemetery. Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home is serving the family.
Mr. Sligh, widower of his first wife, Aliher Ingram Sligh, died Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Born June 14, 1921, in Richland County, SC, he was a son of the late James D. and Nannie Bell Raines Sligh.
The family will receive friends Friday from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. at the church. Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405 or the Alzheimer's Association of South Carolina Chapter, 4124 Clemson Boulevard - Suite L, Anderson, SC 29621.
He was a graduate of Bliss Electrical School in Washington, DC. He trained and served in the Army Air Force during WW II. He also worked as a foreman in the electric shop of Sonoco Products Company and served as a volunteer fireman for over 40 years. He was an avid fisherman, carpenter, craftsman and, above all, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth S. Sligh of Sweetwater, TN; son and daughter-in-law, Cecil Eugene (Jane Andrews) Sligh Jr. of Hartsville, SC; daughters and sons-in-law, Julie S. (Tom) Nelson of Greensboro, NC, Jan S. (Mark) Denton of Mocksville, NC; grandchildren and spouse, Jonathan (Sarah Senesi) Sligh of Huntersville, NC, Brandon Sligh of Savannah, GA, Maria Denton of Wilmington, NC, Eddie Nelson of Greensboro, NC, Johanna N. Combest of Kernersville, NC.

PUBLISHED IN THE STATE ON APRIL 12, 2012

 
 
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 Parents:
  James Daniel Abney Sligh (1892 - 1934)
  Nannie Belle Raines Sligh (1887 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Aliher Ingram Sligh (1922 - 1983)*
 
 Sibling:
  Christine Sligh Weeks (1918 - 2007)*
  Cecil Eugene Sligh (1921 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Magnolia Cemetery
Hartsville
Darlington County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Melinda B-B
Record added: Apr 12, 2012
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Cecil Eugene Sligh, Sr
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Cecil Eugene Sligh, Sr
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