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Syble Ruth Sloan, 88, of Resaca, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017, at her residence.
Syble was born on Aug. 10, 1928, in Whitfield County to the late John Clint Johnston and Ollie Frances Wiggins Johnston. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Garrett Sloan, and three brothers and five sisters. She was a member of Resaca Church of Christ and enjoyed sewing and making quilts. Syble loved her family and her birds.
Syble is survived by her three daughters, Patsy Strickland of Dalton, Shirley Nix and her husband, Ricky, of Fairmount and Rebecca Beckham and her husband, Don, of Rome; eight grandchildren, Jada Barton, Rory Caldwell and his wife, Donna, Derek Caldwell and his wife, Michelle, Slade Barton and his wife, Farrah, Josh Beckham and his wife, Julie, Jerred Beckham, Jake Beckham and Dawn Strickland; four great-grandchildren, Lucas Beckham, Bayly Barton, Noah Caldwell and Luke Caldwell.
Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with the Rev. Peter Hendrick, Minister Jule Medders and the Rev. Peter Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in Fain Cemetery with grandchildren serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from noon until the funeral hour at 2 p.m. at Thomas Funeral Home.
You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com.
Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Syble Ruth Sloan of Resaca.
Published on April 11, 2017
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