Athens Review, Athens, Texas

May 24, 2013

Barney Kenneth Slaton

Associated Press
Associated Press

COLLEGE PARK, MD — ATHENS-Funeral services for Barney Kenneth Slaton, 78, Athens is scheduled for 12 noon Wednesday at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel.

Visitation will be 11:00 A M until service time.

Mr. Slaton passed away May 17, 2013 in his hometown of Athens where he was born February 9, 1935 to the late Taylor Columbus and Lillian Marguerite Clampett Slaton. He worked in construction 25 years as a backhoe operator. Kenneth loved his family and friends, nascar races and country music.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Jerry Don Slaton, Gary R. Slaton, sister Betty Sue Slaton.

Survivors include daughters, Terry Cook, Richland Hills, Linda Williams and husband Kenneth, Richland Hills, grandchildren, Karena Wright and husband Patrick, Fort Worth, Melanie Teague and husband Ricky, Richland Hills, Justin Williams, Richland Hills, great grandchild, Brandy Teague, Richland Hills, brother Norman “Dommer” Slaton and wife Diane, Malakoff, sisters, Fern Fowler and husband Gerald, Brownsboro, Gwenda Billups and husband Don, Tyler, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Joseph Splawn, Randall Slaton, Keeny Slaton and Wade Slaton.

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