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Wanda Brotherton Slack

April 21, 2022

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Wanda Brotherton Slack of Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., died Thursday, April 21, 2022 at a hospital located in Texas surrounded by family. She was 90.  Wanda was a lifelong resident of Fort Oglethorpe and Rossville areas until moving to Arlington, Tx., to live with her daughter. She was a member of Fort Oglethorpe Baptist Church and its Lydia Sunday School class.  She graduated from Rossville High School in 1948 and was employed at Hamilton National Bank for numerous years as a teller until she retired.  She was born July 17, 1931, in Rossville, Georgia, a daughter of the late Robbie Carlock Brotherton and J. Harvey Brotherton, Sr.

She was proceeded in death by her husband William Ransom Slack, Sr., and one great grandson River Malachi Menard.   

Wanda is survived by her brother James-Harvey Brotherton, Jr., Maitland, Fl., two sons, William Ransom Slack, Jr., (Pam) Lafayette, La., Travis Slack, Rossville, Ga., and one daughter Robbie Slack Guilbeau, (Merlin) Arlington, Tx. One granddaughter, Betsy Slack Menard, (Rickey) and three great grandchildren, Bella, Fletcher and Barrett of Lafayette, La.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Heritage Funeral Home located at 3239 Battlefield Pkwy., Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27th.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 28th, at 11:00 a.m. at Heritage Funeral Home with the Rev. Jason Thomas officiating.  Burial will be in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park.

A heartfelt appreciation is extended by the Slack family to her caregivers, Robbie, Rita, Grace and Ollie for the many years of caring for our mother.

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Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

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April 27, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory (Ft. Oglethorpe)
3239 Battlefield Pkwy
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

April 28, 2022

11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory
3239 Battlefield Pkwy
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

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