Bennie Sue (Millsaps) Slaughter

September 6, 1944 ~ September 19, 2021 (age 77)


Bennie Sue Slaughter, 77, of Robbinsville, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at her residence.

A native of Graham County, she was the daughter of the late Wade and Lillie Holloway Millsaps.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Slaughter, her granddaughter, Heather Hill, daughter in law, Sharon Slaughter, and her brothers, Joe Millsaps and Bobby Millsaps.

She is survived by her daughters, Kathy Whitlock (Scott) of Athens, TN, and Geraldine Willis and Misty Buchanan (Trint), both of Robbinsville, NC; her son, Jackie Slaughter of Elizabeth City, NC; her sisters, Ann Blevins, Nancy Blevins, Paulette Garren, and Stella Millsaps; and her brothers, Steve Millsaps of Robbinsville, NC, and Johnny Millsaps of Hiawassee, GA.  Her grandchildren are Jessica Thomas (Michael), Dayleigh (Aaron) Millsaps, Zander Buchanan, Kazeleigh Buchanan, Kash Buchanan, and Addeline Buchanan.  She has 12 great grandchildren, Ally, Haiden, Landen, Elijah, Coy, Bryton, Jaxon, Tylie, Drake, Dalton, Draylon, and Hardyn.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, September 25, 2021, at Midway Baptist Church.  Reverends James Millsaps and Coy Adams will officiate.  The family will receive friends from 1:00pm until 2:00 pm at the church prior to the service.

Due to the risk of exposure to COVID 19, facial coverings and social distancing are required for those attending the services.

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September 19, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Midway Baptist Church (Robbinsville)

Memorial Service
September 25, 2021

2:00 PM
Midway Baptist Church (Robbinsville)

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