Mary Edna Webster Slayden passed away December 31, 2018

Mary Edna Webster Slayden, 85, of Batesville died Monday, December 31, 2018.

Born August 2, 1933 in Geary, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of Art Webster and Gertrude Roundtree Webster Bowerman.

She was the best cook and was an amazing hostess at any hour of the day. She knew how to make the most beautiful quilts ever seen and could sew anything, embroider, crochet, knit and had the most exquisite taste in fabric. She was a faithful church member and was 42 when she gave her heart to the Lord. She always took pride in her family. She loved her grandbabies and great-grandbabies.

Survivors include her son, Linzy Slayden Jr. (Carla) of Owasso, Oklahoma; two daughters, Sue Slayden Brumbaugh (Steve) of Davenport, Iowa and Marla Slayden Bennett (Timothy) of Batesville; one sister, Lou Webster Mahan; thirteen grandchildren, Deah Brumbaugh, Ondrea Brumbaugh, Brad Brumbaugh, Hilary Brumbaugh, Marie Brumbaugh, Geoff Slayden, Noelle Slayden, Jonathan Slayden, Kristy Slayden, Rebecca Harrington, Lance Harrington, Chris Slayden, and Martha Slayden; seventeen great-grandchildren, Jaren Brumbaugh, Jaedyn Kramer, Kendalyn Kramer, Jenica Brumbaugh, Joelle Brumbaugh, Jessa Brumbaugh, Isak Slayden, Alee Slayden, Kayli Slayden, Hudson Slayden, Jackson Slayden, Parker Slayden, Brycen Slayden, Laney Slayden, Cana Slayden, Calvin Slayden, and Claire Slayden; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Linzy Norris Slayden Sr.; one son, Kendall Slayden; five brothers, Virgil Webster, Cecil Webster, Eddie Webster, Art Webster, and Preston Webster; four sisters, Joann Webster, Dora Webster Van Valkenburg, Nora Webster Jackson, and Etta Love.  

Pallbearers will be Brad Brumbaugh, Geoff Slayden, Jonathan Slayden, Lance Harrington, Chris Slayden, and Jaren Brumbaugh.

Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 4, 2019 at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home with Rev. Craig Longo officiating. Burial will follow at Cheshier Cemetery in Elgin.

Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at the funeral home.