Emma Lou Slaughter, October 6, 1932~June 10, 2016

Emma Lou Slaughter, 83, of Fayetteville went to be with the Lord on June 10, 2016.  She was born October 6, 1932 in Fayetteville to Albert and Josephine Wilkes Gray.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Roscoe Slaughter.

She was a homemaker and a member of Eastside Baptist Church.

Emma Lou is survived by her 3 children, Emma Jean Pennington, Karen Barnes and husband, Olan and Charlene Shepherd and husband, Ray; 6 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild.

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, June 13, 2016 at Beard’s Chapel with Dr. Tom Hover officiating.  Interment will follow in the Fayetteville National Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.

The family will receive friends from 3-5 P.M. on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at the funeral home.

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    Shirley Jones » 10. Jun, 2016

    Deepest sympathies.Emma was a true blessing to care for.Prayers for peace and comfort.God bless you all.

    Eric and Shawn Smith » 10. Jun, 2016


    We are so sorry for the loss of your mom. We are thinking of you and have you in our prayers.

    We Love you,

    Eric and Shawn

    cc garzs » 10. Jun, 2016

    rest in peace sweet ms emma

    sam bivens » 11. Jun, 2016

    our thoughts and prayer are with you. may gods love and comforting peace be with you.

    Donna Branstetter » 11. Jun, 2016

    Emma, so sorry to hear about your mom. I know you will miss her terribly.Please know that I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

    Kimberly Cockrell » 11. Jun, 2016

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

    Mary Oxford Watkins » 12. Jun, 2016

    Sending my sympathy, on behalf of Lola’s family! I enjoyed visiting with Emma Lou when I was in town a few years ago! I’m so sorry for your loss!