Willie D. Slone, age 79, of Fayetteville, TN, passed away June 5, 2017 at Huntsville Hospital. Willie, a native of Knott County, KY, was the son of the late Melvinia and Daniel Slone. He worked as a department manager for Silgan Plastics in Ligonier, IN for many years.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Irene Jacobs Slone of Fayetteville, TN; sons Troy (Amy) Slone of Fayetteville, TN, Tracy (Tracy) Slone of Murfreesboro, TN, and Terry Slone of Fayetteville, TN; grandchildren Ashley, Kendra, Caleb, Chase, Jordan, Amanda, and Trent Slone; and brother Carson Slone of Ligonier, IN. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings Ollie, Lettie, Delia, Connie, Dorcie, Nancy, Lauda, Laura, and Elsie.
Visitation with the family will be held Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 11 until 1 PM at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital via mail to Memorials Processing St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105, phone at 1-800-873-6983, or online at stjude.org/memorial.