Funeral services for Doris Elaine Slade, 89, of Ruston, will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, June 14, 2022 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Rev. Paul Watts will officiate and interment will follow at Kilpatrick’s Memorial Gardens in Ruston. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home.
Doris was born on August 4, 1932 in North Dakota and passed away on June 9, 2022 in Monroe, Louisiana. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ruston and retired as an x-ray technologist from Lady of the Sea Hospital in Cut Off, Louisiana.Doris was preceded in death by two daughters, Cathleen Ockman and Kim Slade and two husbands, Valton Slade and Don Anderson.
Doris is survived by her children, Cynthia Savoie and husband Steve of Dixon Springs, Tennessee, Jeff Slade and wife Margaret Anne of Ruston, Louisiana, Karen Farmer and husband Thomas of Ruston, Louisiana; eight grandchildren, Tori, Simone, Joshua, Holly, Jonathon, Sara, Matthew and Emily; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Braun; son-in-law, Bryan Ockman from West Monroe, Louisiana and many other cherished family and friends.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Farmer, Matthew Farmer, Joshua Ockman, Caleb Bishop, Jordan Bishop and Bryan Ockman.
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