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Obituary for Ernestine Cope Slatton

Ernestine Cope Slatton, age 93, of Walling, TN passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at her home. Mrs. Slatton was born on June 27, 1928, to the late Ermon and Essie Cope, in Sparta, TN.

Mrs. Slatton loved canning, spending time with her family, and in the pool with her grandchildren, she loved reading and watching sports on T.V.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Shelia Slatton, sister, Jean Davis and brother, Royce Cope.

Surviving family include:

Daughter- Shelia Kennedy (Sam) of Walling, TN

Grandchildren- Michael Newton (Beth) of Knoxville, Tina Sauer (Jeremy) of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, James Kennedy of Lansing, Michigan, and Thomas Kennedy of Lansing, Michigan.

Great-Grandchildren- Hunter, Ceazon, Justus, Thaddius, and Trenton.

Sisters- Nina Griffin of Mt. Juliet, TN, Ruth Anderson of Sparta, TN, and Brenda Frasier of Sparta, TN

Brother- Glenn Cope (Gail) of Sparta, TN

Sister-in-Law- Mary Cope

Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at 1:00 PM at Oak Lawn Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, from 11:00 AM until the time of service at Oak Lawn Funeral Home.

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