Grace I. Sloan, 89, Iola, passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Windsor Place in Iola.
Grace was born Jan. 25, 1924, in Neosho County, the daughter of Roy Theador Carroll and Grace Mae (Morris) Carroll McClain. She grew up at Erie and graduated from Erie High School.
On Feb. 16, 1941, Grace married E.E. “Gene” Sloan in Iola. They made their home on a farm southeast of Iola until moving to a farm northeast of LaHarpe. They eventually settled on a farm southwest of Iola where they lived until moving to Humboldt in 2007. Gene preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 2011.
Grace was a member of Salem United Methodist Church southwest of Iola.
Survivors are her son, Jay Sloan and wife, Linda, Tallahassee, Fla.; two daughters, Evelyn Williams and husband, Howard, Wichita, and Mary Jo Brewington, Kansas City, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola, where visitation will begin at 1 p.m. prior to the service.
Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Humboldt.
Memorials may be made to Salem United Methodist Church and left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
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