Mildred Slagle

Mildred Louise Slagle, 93, died on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at her residence.

Mildred was born on November 20, 1927, in Metamora to Louis and May Bell Keeler Baker. She married Rev. James Slagle on November 18, 1944 at the Methodist Parsonage in Brookville. Mildred was a homemaker and a member of the Lighthouse Gospel Tabernacle in Metamora. In her younger days, she was active doing farm chores on her grandfather’s farm. She loved animals, especially her dog Spike. Mildred enjoyed sewing, and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Mildred is survived by three daughters: Donna Schwarz (Charles) of Connersville, Mary Jane “Janie” Kesler (John) of Laurel, and Connie Sizemore (Danny ) of New Palestine; grandchildren: Michael Scott Slagle, Nathan Slagle, Shelly Dean, Amanda Gill, Lori Sizemore, Michael Lamb, Raven Huffer, and Nichole Conrad; sixteen great grandchildren; and a brother: Louis “Bud” Baker Jr.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, who died October 22, 2008; two sons: James Slagle Jr. and Jerry Lewis Slagle; a daughter: Betty Jean Slagle; great-grandchildren: Tanner Lewis Long, Kristen, Christofer, and Andrew Field; and nine siblings.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 4, 2021 at Metamora Church of God ~ 20152 US-52 Metamora, IN with Pastor Wayne Ison officiating. Interment will be in Cupps Chapel Cemetery. Friends may visit at the church from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service where memorial contributions may be made to Metamora Church of God.

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