It is with regret we announce the passing of Mrs. Geraldine Coble Slayton, age 93, of Ardmore, TN. Mrs. Slayton was born on October 19, 1926 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Willie Dean and Nona Steadman Coble. Geraldine was a member of the New Grove Baptist Church. She worked in the Sewing Department for Serbin and was owner/operator of Slayton Grocery in Coldwater. Mrs. Slayton passed away on December 25, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.
Survivors include her sister-in-law, Sara Ruth Coble of Fayetteville; nephew Jason Lee (Tonia) Coble; niece, Wendy Ruth (Jeff) Flynt both of Ardmore, TN; great-nephew, Hudson Coble; and great-nieces, Caitlin (Jeremiah) Maynard, and Faith Flynt. In addition to her parents, Geraldine was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin D. Slayton; and brother, James Gary “Goose” Coble.
Visitation with the family will be on Friday, December 27, 2019 from 12 PM until 1 PM at Higgins Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 1:30 PM on Friday at New Grove Cemetery. Bro. Tommy Howell will officiate.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Geraldine Coble Slayton.