|Birth: ||Jan. 6, 1935|
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 2009|
Services for Elmer Gene Slade, 74, of Greenville, formerly of Purvis, Mississippi, will be Friday at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Greenville. He died March 10, 2009, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery Greenville.
Mr. Slade owned Gene's Saw Shop in Greenville. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Greenville.
He was an avid sportsman, loving to hunt and fish. He loved to garden and keep honey bees.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Wanda E Slade; his sister, Connie Delores Slade; and his parents, Gary and Thelma Slade.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Swindle Slade of Greenville; two sons, Malcolm Slade (Anita) of Greenville and Guy Slade (Melisa) of Horn Lake; a daughter, Laura Kaye Rawson (Lloyd)of Snellville, Ga.; one sister, Sue Lott Farrar of Harriman, Tenn.; and eight granddaughters.
Pallbearers will be Elam Rusk, Billy Corbin, Rudolph Laney, Jim Bird, Don Dunaway and Al Stokes. The Emmanuel Deacons are honorary pallbearers.
Smith Funeral Home in Greenville is in charge of arrangements.
Connie D Slade (1938 - 2008)
Gary Guy Slade (1908 - 1985)
Thelma Nancy Howard Slade (1916 - 2000)
Wanda Elaine Slade (1961 - 1966)*
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. II Timothy 4:7
Lakeview Gardens Cemetery
Created by: M G Slade
Record added: Aug 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41006443
M G Slade
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