Levia Slaughter

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Brother Levia Slaughter ,57, was born January 10, 1949, in Cottonport, LA, to Herbert and Marie Slaughter. He departed this earthly life on Thursday, August 17, 2006. He confessed to Christ at an early age at the Morning Star Baptist Church. Later he moved to Chicago, IL, and then to Zion, IL. Levia was a faithful member of the Ebenezer Missionary Baptist in Zion, under the leadership of Rev. John A. McBride. Levias profession was a truck driver. He united in Holy Matrimony to his beloved wife, Lovetta Slaughter. He leaves to cherish his memories, his loving, devoted, wife Lovetta Slaughter; six children, Tambra Mack of Baton Rouge, LA, Teshun Bolden and Andrea (Brian) Cleave, both of Kenosha, WI, Anthony Wiggins of Zion, IL, Avery (Sarina) McDaniel and Jashaun McCall also both of Kenosha, WI; seven brothers, Harold (Brenda) Slaughter, of Bellwood, IL, Horace (Darlene) Slaughter, Lerry, Christopher (Anita) Slaughter, and Warren (Linda) Slaughter, all of Baton Rouge, LA, and Samuel Slaughter of Marksville, LA; eight sisters, Joyce Slaughter, Lois (Wendall) Dominique, Lurthie (Kenny) Leatherman, and Deborah (Larry) Ford, all of Baton Rouge, LA, Girlean Moore, Ella Mae Stevenson, Amy (Larry) Sullivan, and Helen (Reginal) Blackmon all of Marksville, LA. Also surviving are twenty three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren; six sister-in-laws. Lubertha Slaughter of Baton Rouge, LA, Gladys (Jodie) Moore, Mattie Armstrong, Grace (Victor) Overton, all of Zion, IL, Ruby (Richard) Walton of Kenosha, WI, Joeann (Watson) Chillus of Toledo, Ohio; a brother-in-law, Preston Wiggins of Zion, IL; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins; one aunt and three uncles. Also surviving are Father and Mother-In-Law, Preston (Inez) Wiggins, and dear friends, rejoicing in his memory, Garland Jackson and Kenneth Tyler, and adopted brother, Robert McKinney. Levia was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert Jr. and Marie Slaughter; grandparents, Herbert Sr. and Lurthie Slaughter; daughter, Yvette; and brother, Ellis Slaughter. A Homecoming Celebration will be held on Thursday, August 24, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 3109 Gilead, Zion Visitation will be Thursday from10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Interment will be Saturday, August 26, 2006 at Shepherd of the Hill Cemetery, Plaucheville, Louisiana, In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the family have been suggested.
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Service Information

11:00 am
Thursday, August 24, 2006
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church
3109 Gilead Ave.
Zion, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

Shepherd of the Hill Cemetery
Plaucheville, Louisiana, United States
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