The Greenwood Commonwealth
March 20, 2003
Services for Carl L. Slaughter, 69, of Carrollton,
who died of cancer Wednesday, March 19, 2003, at his
home, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at North Greenwood
Mr. Slaughter was a member of North Greenwood Baptist
Church, where he was a deacon and served on numerous
committees. He was a former employee of the Mississippi
Department of Transportation and worked as a road
manager for the Leflore County Unit System. He was a
U.S. Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Mallorie
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Pinion Slaughter of
Carrollton; daughter, Vickie, and her husband, Ken
Bennett, both of Carrollton; daughter, Carla, and her
husband, Tony Dean, both of Ridgeland; a son, Jeff
Slaughter of Nashville, Tenn.; a sister, Margie Lindsey
Setliff of Dallas, Texas; a cousin, Billy Slaughter of
Shiloh, Tenn.; grandson, Jay, and his wife, Erin
Thomason, of Olive Branch; grandson, Sumner Thomason, of
Carrollton; grandson, Bradley, and his wife, Carmen
Bianca, of Jackson; grandson James Dean of Jackson; and
granddaughter Bess Thomason of Carrollton.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Friday until the
Dr. Jim Phillips will officiate at the services.
Pallbearers will be Jay Thomason, Bradley Bianca,
Tony Dean, Billy Slaughter, Knox James, Cecil Griffon,
Jeffrey Mooneyham, Dale Ray and Jim Pilgreen.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Bruce Lamburt, Dr.
Richard Price, Dr. Douglas Bowden, and members of the
North Greenwood Baptist Church Men's Friendship Class.
Burial will be in Moore's Memorial Cemetery in
Wilson & Knight Funeral Home is in charge of
Memorials may be made to North Greenwood Baptist
Church Forward by Faith or the Piano Fund.