Slaughter, Claude Melton

Monday, January 21, 2013

Claude Melton Slaughter, 46, of Chattanooga, died on Monday, January 21, 2013 from a local health care center.

He is survived by his loving wife, Karen Slaughter; father and mother, William and Mary Slaughter; one brother, Chuck Slaughter; two sisters, Diane Stanley and Lillian Womack; aunt, Katherine Hogan.

There will be no service at this time, and burial will be private.

Arrangements are by Turner Funeral Home, Inc., Highway 58 Chapel, 622-3171.


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