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  • Bertha Sylvena “Betty” DeBoutez Slaughter

  • Mrs. Bertha Sylvena “Betty” DeBoutez Slaughter, age 77, of Republic, Missouri, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013 in Christian Health Care, Republic, Missouri. 

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  • Mrs. Bertha Sylvena “Betty” DeBoutez Slaughter, age 77, of Republic, Missouri, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013 in Christian Health Care, Republic, Missouri.  Betty was born on September 23, 1935, in Pittsburg, Kansas.

    Betty was united in marriage to Lloyd E. Slaughter on September 30, 1952, and three children were added to their family.

     

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd, in 1982; a son, Lloyd Randall Slaughter, in 1995; her parents, Marcel Sr. and Lula Imogene (Bennett) DeBoutez, and the mother Betty was raised by, Leta Green DeBoutez.

     

    Betty is survived by her two daughters and their husbands, Debra and Tom Burky, and Cindy and Ronnie Tinsley; nine grandchildren and their spouses, Andy and Tina Burky, Tony Burky, T.J. and Shannon Burky, Benji and Tanya Tinsley, Amber Tinsley, Julie and Chad Blankenship, Michelle and Cody Cooper, Zachary Slaughter, Nikita and Steve Brown; six great grandchildren, Aidan and Felicity Burky, Trenton and Tacey Blankenship, Thatcher and Izabelle Tinsley, and a seventh great grandchild due in September; and many other extended family and friends.

     

    Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., with the funeral service beginning at 11 a.m., on Monday, May 20, 2013 in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic.  Burial will follow in the Pittsburg Garden of Memories, in Pittsburg, Kansas.  Contributions may be made, in lieu of flowers, to the American Diabetes Association.  Online condolences may be shared at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com

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