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Carol Jean Phelps Slade (03-23-2017)
Photo of Carol Jean Phelps SladeMrs. Carol Jean
Phelps Slade, passed
away on March 14, 2017,
in Shreveport, following
a lengthy illness.
S h e w a s b o r n
September 3, 1927, in
Farmerville, LA, and
was a resident of
Shreveport for more
than fifty years.
Mrs. Slade graduated
f rom Fa r merv i l l e
High School and Bish
Mathis Institute, Inc., in
Monroe. She began her
career in banking and
retired from Ford Motor
Credit after 30 years
of service. She was a
member of Woodridge Baptist Church, Shreveport, LA.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Clara
Williams Phelps and Sam Phelps, and by her husband,
Ellis Slade.
Mrs. Slade is survived by: Longtime special friend
and caregiver, H. Cleve Taylor of Shreveport; her
brother, Charles F. Phelps of Spring, Texas; and niece,
Laura Moreno of Bryan, Texas.
Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, March
16, 2017, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Shreveport.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on March 17, 2017, in the
chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville.
Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until time of the
service. Services were officiated by Dr. Chuck McInturf,
pastor of Woodridge Baptist Church in Shreveport.
Interment followed at Farmerville Cemetery.