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Melissa Sue SlaughterPassing: August 9, 2021


Talbott Cemetery

Graveside Service

Wednesday, August 11th @ 2:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Wednesday, August 11th @ 12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.


Talbott Cemetery

Wednesday, August 11th @ 2:00 p.m.

MITCHELL Melissa Sue Slaughter, 64, passed away Monday, August 9, 2021, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born December 23, 1956, in Crane Village, she was the daughter of Charles Laverne and Marilyn Sue (Jackman) Bentrud.  She married John Edward Slaughter June 6, 1983.

Melissa was a homemaker (domestic engineer) and loved being a wife, mother, and fisherman.  She was a 1974 graduate of North Knox High School.

John Slaughter of Mitchell
Jennifer King of Mitchell
John Slaughter of Mitchell
Roxie L. (Jeremy) Barnes of Bloomington
 Allie, Elizabeth, Joey, Layne, Keaton, and Tatum
four great-grandchildren
faithful companion,
Melissa Sue’s Fishing with Cross Creek Grace, her Brittany Spaniel

Her parents; beloved companions, Milo the Fat Cat, Bella, the Brittany Spaniel, and Cocoa, the English Springer, preceded her in death.

Graveside service will at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 11, at Talbott Cemetery with Brother Wendell Phillips officiating.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Contributions may be made to the White River Humane Society.

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2 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Barney Tow | Bloomington, Indiana
    Date: August 11, 2021
    Thinking of you John. So sorry to hear about Missy’s passing.
  2. Guest: Carolyn Braman Riefe | Saginaw, Mi
    Date: August 10, 2021
    John, Thinking of you and your family at this sad time. I'm so sorry for your loss.