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Eva Atkinson Slaughter
Birth: May 18, 1952
Cumberland County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 2008
Durham County
North Carolina, USA

Eva Atkinson Slaughter, 56, of 3165 Allensville Rd., died Tuesday, October 14, 2008, at Duke University Medical Center. Born in Cumberland County, Mrs. Slaughter was the daughter of the late James Henry and Annie Catherine Benson Atkinson. Mrs. Slaughter worked at the Timberland Restaurant for over 30 years and she was an avid bingo player. She attended Rock Grove Baptist Church.
Mrs. Slaughter is survived by her husband Rufus O. Slaughter, Jr.; five children, Tracie Ham, of Toano, VA, Renee Williams, of Durham, Michelle Russo and husband Joe and Tommy Williams, all of Knightdale and Melissa Slaughter, of Roxboro; four brothers, Bill Atkinson and Donald Atkinson, both of Hope Mills, Doug Atkinson, of Fayetteville and Gary Atkinson, of Hope Mills; one sister, Betty Verchereau, of Mebane; three grandchildren, Jessie-Ann Hetherington, Issac Ham and Sydney Russo. Mrs. Slaughter was preceded in death by her brother, Joe Atkinson.

Funeral services will be held 2PM Saturday at the Brooks & White Chapel by the Rev. Martin Hall and the Rev. Donald Harris. Burial will follow in Rock Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Williams, Joe Russo, Joey Penny, Kevin Burke, Jamie Verchereau and Michael Atkinson. Honorary pallbearers will be Whitey Knight, Dolian Clayton, and Hine Simpson.

Family links: 
  James Henry Atkinson (1922 - 1981)
  Annie Katherine Benson Atkinson (1927 - 1982)
  John William Atkinson (1945 - 1946)*
  Eva Atkinson Slaughter (1952 - 2008)
*Calculated relationship
Note: Cemetery is also known as Rock Grove Cemetery.
Slaughter Family Cemetery
Person County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: David Clay
Record added: Oct 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30655528
Eva <i>Atkinson</i> Slaughter
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I miss the things we used to do. I miss the laughter. I miss the times we talked about anything and everything. I miss the silliness and giggles when we were both so tired. Most of all I miss you, Eva. Happy Belated Birthday (As usual I'm late)
- Gerre
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