Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

1150 South Dickerson Road, Goodlettsville, TN


Mildred Denton Slater

January 16, 1930May 16, 2020

Mildred Denton Slater, age 90, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020. Mrs. Slater was born in Quebeck, Tennessee Thursday, January 16, 1930 and is preceded in death by her parents, Ernest Lee and Addis Jernigan Denton and her husband, Walter Slater.

Mrs. Slater retired from Castner-Knott after 40 years of service; she enjoyed travels with her husband to Australia; a road trip to Alaska; flying with him as he piloted the plane; driving the boat as he water skied; but most of all she was part of her grandchildren's lives.

She is survived by her daughter Diana Smith; granddaughter, Jennifer (Jeff) Duncan; sister, Ruby Vaughn; grandchildren, Jordan and Jonathan Duncan.

The family will gather to remember Mrs. Slater at a graveside service 10:00 Friday, May 22, 2020 in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens 1150 South Dickerson Road Goodlettsville, Tennessee


  • A Celebration of Life

    Friday, May 22, 2020


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Larry and Judy Jernigan

May 21, 2020

Walter and Diane sorry for your loss. Treasure alot of early memories with you all and Ruby Lee. wish we could have stayed in contact over the last years. Stay healthy in this trying time.
Larry and Judy

George(Steve) Sleboda

May 19, 2020

She will be missed. Such a sweet cousin! Fond memories for Rose and I and our kids when we visited with her and Walter and the great time we had with them at the 1999 Reunion! Our hearts go out to Diane and her kids and grandkids.


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