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Betty Lou Slaton McClendon

   Betty Lou Slaton McClendon, 91 of Vernon, died on Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Wichita Falls. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Odessa, under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Officiating will be Bro. Clydel Chapman.
   McClendon was born Monday, Dec. 10, 1923 in Cleveland, Okla. She was the daughter of the late W.E. Osborn and the late Almeade Breece Osborn. She married David Edwin (Jack) Slaton on Dec. 24, 1940. He preceded her in death on Sept. 26, 1979. She later married Ernest McClendon in 1992, and he preceded her in death in 1996. She was a resident of Odessa for 51 years before moving to Vernon in 1999. She was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Odessa. She was a homemaker.
   She is survived by her son, Gary Lawrence Slaton of Rockport; her daughter, Sharron Slaton Shelton of Odell; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by five brothers.
   Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Memorials can be made to favorite charity.
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