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Delsie Pilgreen Slater (05-05-2016)
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Funeral services for Delsie
Pilgreen Slater, 86, of
Marion were held at 2 p.m.
on Sunday, May 1, 2016, at
Farrar Funeral Home Chapel
with Bro. Charlie Smith
officiating. Burial was in
Reppond Cemetery, near
Dean, under the direction
of Farrar Funeral Home in
Mrs. Slater, a homemaker,
went to her heavenly
home April 27, 2016. Mrs.
Slater was a lifelong native
of Linville and an active
member of Marion Assembly
of God Church,
where she served as pianist,
organist and church
secretary. Having had a ceramic shop in Marion, Mrs.
Slater loved to quilt, crochet and sew. She was a wonderful,
loving mother who was always there for her family and
was always there to help her community when needed.
She was preceded in death by: Her husbands, P.B. Reppond
and Donald Jack Slater; two daughters, Wanda Faye
Reppond and Sandra Elizabeth Buddin.
Left to cherish her memory are: Her three sons Donald
Jack Slater Jr. and wife, Shelia of Brownwood, Texas,
Thomas Reppond of Rocky Branch and Sam Slater of
Marion; six daughters Sybil Taylor of Marion, Marsha
Collins of Marion, Liz Reppond of Hebert, Sue Phillips of
Farmerville, Carolyn Crane and husband, Bill of Boise,
Idaho and Amy Chisolm and husband, Greg of Oak Harbor,
Washington; a brother, Odelle Pilgreen of Lafayette;
two sisters Ida Belle Albritton of Farmerville and Ruth
Baker of Greenville, Texas; 11 grandchildren; 16 greatgrandchildren;
and a host of nieces, nephews and other
Pallbearers were Vernon Ray, Richard Pilgreen, Kenny
Pilgreen, Ricky Albritton, Noah Wilkes, Dakota Spells and
David McLemore.
Visitation was scheduled from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday,
April 30, 2016 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfu