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Nellie Mae (Vanhoosier) Slatton

May 20, 1934 ~ June 4, 2020 (age 86)






Nellie Mae Vanhoosier Slatton, age of 86 years old, left her family as they stood by her side on Thursday, June 4, 2020.   Nellie was born on May 20, 1934 to Leonard and Mary Vanhoosier.    Nellie has been a lifetime resident of Jasper, TN.  She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Fairview Union Church in Whitwell, TN.


She is preceded in death by her husband, James E. Slatton; parents, Leonard Vanhoosier and Mary Green Vanhoosier; son, Eugene “Louie” Slatton; two brothers and one sister; and grandson, Josh Slatton.


Those left to cherish her memories are her sons, Edward (Sue) Slatton, Ricky Slatton, Rexy (Betty) Slatton; daughters, Susie (Ron Zirk) Slatton and Frankie “Gina” Slatton along with 8 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandson along nieces, nephews and special friends.


Nellie loved her family especially her grandchildren along with babysitting.  She enjoyed reading the newspapers, watching soap operas and QVC.


The family will have a private visitation on Saturday, June 6, 2020 from 11:00 am to 11:30 CDT in the Chapel of Tate Funeral Home in Jasper, TN.


The graveside service will follow at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens in Jasper, TN at 12:00 noon CDT with Pastor Dennis Kilgore.


Pallbearers will be Chris Slatton, Kyle Carter, Isaac Guy, Bailey Evans, Josh Cotton and Kyle Huffstuttler.


Funeral arrangements entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, LLC, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, TN  37347, 423-942-9500.  Condolences may be sent to the family at


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June 6, 2020

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Graveside Service
June 6, 2020

12:00 PM
Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens
no street address availabe
Jasper, TN 37347

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