JANE GENTRY WHITT SLAUGHTER age 87, of 550 Younger Road, Roxboro, NC passed away Monday night, April 24, 2023 at her home with her loving family by her side.
Mrs. Slaughter was born April 1, 1936 in Person County, NC, daughter of the late John Thomas Whitt, Jr. & the late Carolyn Virginia Gentry Whitt and was wife of 48 years to the late Carl Teague “Pete” Slaughter, Sr. She was retired from J.G. Hardison, previously worked at RPC Corp., and was a member of Providence Baptist Church.
Jane enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, trips to the beach, shopping, her cat Blackie, and spending time with her family.
Surviving are two children, Beverly S. Carver & husband, Brent of Roxboro, NC, Carl T. Slaughter, Jr. & wife, Kim of Semora, NC, seven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, two sisters, Johnsie Woody & husband, Charles, Glynda Carver & husband, Jackie, and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Slaughter is preceded in death by a daughter, Anita Darlene Riley, two sisters, Peggy Dickerson, Molly Briggs, and brother, J.T. Whitt.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2023 in the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Jackie Carver and the Rev. Hal Dickerson officiating.
Flowers are acceptable or memorial donations may be made to the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 1319 Virgilina Road, Roxboro, NC 27573 or the Roxboro-Person County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1598, Roxboro, NC 27573.
Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573. Online condolences may be made at stricklandandjonesfs.com.
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