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Dorothy Slagle of Wichita Falls


Dorothy Slagle, 95, of Wichita Falls, formerly of Henrietta, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.

Dorothy Slagle

Dorothy Slagle

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Davis Funeral Home Chapel in Henrietta with Rev. Chris Dowd, pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Henrietta, officiating. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery in Henrietta under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Henrietta.

Mrs. Slagle was born on May 9, 1917 in Jolly to Mitt and Martha (Reaves) Johnson. She married Kenneth J. Slagle on Aug. 16, 1936 and they lived their entire married life in Henrietta where she enjoyed being a homemaker, mother and grandmother. She moved to Wichita Falls in 1998. Mrs. Slagle had been a member of the First United Methodist Church since 1936.

She is preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Slagle in May of 1997.

Survivors include a daughter, Kennetta Beshear and husband Jerry of Wichita Falls; three grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

The family will be at Davis Funeral Home on Saturday at 9:15 a.m., prior to the service.

Memorials can be made to the First United Methodist Church, 301 S. Bridge St., Henrietta, Texas 76365; Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Road, Wichita Falls, Texas 76310; or a charity of choice.


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