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Nadine Bohannon Slayton

Ms. Nadine Bohannon Slayton of John’s Run Road, Vernon Hill died Oct. 12 at Gretna Health and Rehab at the age of 85. 

Ms. Slayton was born in Pittsylvania County on December 15, 1927 and was the daughter of the late Luke and Carrie Sheppard Bohannon. She was married to the late Lynwood David Slayton and was a member of Mount Tabor Baptist Church. She was a Warp Tender at Dan River Mills. 

Ms. Slayton is survived by her son Jamie S. Slayton of Vernon Hill; two granddaughters Candice Slayton and Cynthia White; grandson Lynwood Slayton; and five great grandchildren Burnic Sprouse and Tyler Gibson, Kalynn Harris and Hunter Harris, and Caleb Sprouse. 

In addition to her husband and parents, her son Lynwood Wayne Slayton; daughter-in-law Marie Weatherford Slayton; granddaughter Chrystal Slayton Harris; five brothers Clyde Bohannon, Jerry Bohannon, Mark Bohannon, Lee Bohannon, George Bohannon; and two sisters Theasre Likabill and Bernice Morris preceded Ms. Slayton in death. 

Visitation will be Monday Oct. 14 at Mount Tabor Baptist Church from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and other times at the home of Jamie Slayton, 2112 John’s Run Road, Vernon Hill. 

Funeral services will follow visitation at 2 p.m. at Mount Tabor Baptist Church with Rev. Carl Burger officiating. Burial will follow in the Slayton Family Cemetery. 

Those wishing to give memorials, consider Mount Tabor Baptist Church, 2141 Mount Tabor Road, Keeling, Va. 24566.  

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