Memorials may be made to Mt Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 136 Lincoln Ave, Crystal City, MO 63019
Ruth M. (Slaughter) Evans, 81, of Festus passed away Wed, June 25, 2008 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City. She was a retired cook for Festus Manor Nursing Center, she was a member of Harrison-Cook Chapter 43 War Mothers and a member of Mt Pilgrim Freewill Baptist Church and she liked to cook and sew. Born Sept 7, 1926, in Camden, AR, to the late Henry and Vergie (Carey) Slaughter.
She is survived by four sons: Lee (Nell) Slaughter of Mountain View, CA, Robert Evans of Anaheim, CA, Kenneth (Celia) Evans of Las Vegas, NV and Vincent Evans of St Louis; two daughters: Debra (Clifton) James of Festus and Donna (Cedric) Booker of St Louis; a sister, Etta McWell of St Louis; and numerous granchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Rev Leo E. Evans and a son, Thomas Slaughter