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Mrs. Janet Harvey Slaughter Barron (01-29-2015)
Photo of Mrs. Janet Harvey Slaughter BarronMrs. Janet Harvey Slaughter
Barron, age 94, passed
away on Friday January 23,
2015 at the John R. Williamson
Hospice House in El Dorado
after a brief illness. Of
Creek-Choctaw extraction,
she was born May 4, 1920 at
Loran, Louisiana, to W.J. and
Irene Hardy Harvey.
Preceding her in death
were: Three husbands –
Woodrow Slaughter, Varna
Barron,and J.C. “Tug” Barron;
her parents; brothers
Claude Harvey, Clarence
Harvey, Herbert Harvey
and J.B. Harvey; and sisters Pauline Austin and Fay Hunt.
She is survived by: sister Jewel Tucker of Cleburne,
Texas; son Doug Slaughter and wife Carolyn “Pud” of El
Dorado; daughters: Dolores
Wilson and husband Winston
of Ozark, Ark. and Janice
New of Pegram, Tenn.; six
granddaughters – Teri Wilson
of Benton, Ark., Dusti
Slaughter Mackey, Debbie
Jackson, and Rhonda Seat of
El Dorado, Gretchen Sewell
of Nashville, Tenn. and
Sheri Langston of Springhill;
grandson Eric Wilson
of Fayetteville, Ark.; nine
great grandsons, six great
granddaughters, one great
great grandson, and one
great-great granddaughter.
She raised her children
in El Dorado during the
40s and 50s. She was a charter
member of the Wyatt-Newell Home Demonstration
Club, and active member of Dumas Memorial Methodist
Church, where she taught Sunday school and was a much
loved MYF leader. She owned and operated the Debanet
Beauty Shop in the Wyatt Community for many years
before relocating to Farmerville, where she lived for 45
years. She was an active member of the Methodist Church
in Farmerville as well as Triad and was a regular at the
Mt. Tabor Gospel singing. She was the planner of several
Harvey family reunions. As a 14-year-old she won the title
of Miss Forked DeLoutre 1934.
She took personal responsibility and pride in every
pursuit. Her hands were seldom idle. She was always fi nding
opportunities for improvement in herself while livinga special gift of connecting
and communicating with
people wherever she went
and never missed an opportunity
to help a friend in
need. Her self-effacing manner
endeared her to all who
had the pleasure of knowing
her. Her passing has left
a void in the lives of all of
us who knew and loved her.
She, as well as her smile
that always greeted you, is
irreplaceable.
Visitation was held Sunday,
January 25, 2015, from
4-6 p.m. 4:00 p.m. at the
Bailey Funeral Home, in
El Dorado.
Funeral services wereMonday, January 26, 2015, at the Dumas Memorial Methodist
Church with Rev. Pat Daugherty offi ciating. Interment
followed at Loran Cemetery in under the direction
of Bailey Funeral Home, El Dorado.
Memorials may be made to UCAPS.
The family wishes to thank Timberlane Health and
Rehab and the John R. Williamson Hospice House for their
loving care of her and our family
Please visit www.baileyfuneralhome.net to sign the
online register book.